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Cardiac Atrophy

Atrophy Heart


Presentation

  • Cardiac cells in the post- prandial python are not proliferating during heart growth, therefore it is unlikely that regression of the heart is due to loss of the cell that are already present.[pythonproject.org]
  • When progressing a disease symptoms amplify, hypostases become constants, and short wind and heartbeat are present even at rest.[herbalthera.com]
  • Evidence of septic emboli may be present if endocarditis is present. The radiograph may be normal in many cases.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Patients present with cardiac atrophy, which resolves after disease treatment.[escardio.org]
  • Data analysis is on-going; two “poster” presentations of preliminary results were presented at the IAA Symposium in Houston, Texas in April of 2011 and three at the American Heart Association Meetings in Dallas, TX in Nov. 2013.[nasa.gov]
Heart Disease
  • Increasing the length of titin isoforms improves ventricular filling in heart disease. FHL proteins are regulated via RBM20 and adapt cardiac growth. RBM20 is a therapeutic target in diastolic dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • For example, left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy may be induced physiologically (via exercise training) or pathologically (via hypertension or valvular heart disease).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The cardiac alterations may be due to underlying heart disease, the cancer itself, or problems initiated by the cancer treatment and, unfortunately, remains largely underappreciated by clinicians and basic scientists.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Retrieved from " " Categories : Heart diseases Medical sign stubs Hidden categories: All stub articles[en.wikipedia.org]
  • People with congenital heart disease may also develop cardiac atrophy. This atrophy means the heart muscles are deteriorating. They shrink, and the heart loses volume. As the muscles waste, the heart loses strength, and blood pressure is affected.[aminoacidinformation.com]
Flaccid Paralysis
  • In flaccid paralysis, the muscles may be intact, but unable to contract due to chemical or electrical problems. Atrophy refers to the loss of muscle strength, tone, and size often due to disuse.[answers.com]

Treatment

  • Despite recent major advances in the treatment of cancer, little progress has been made in the treatment of cardiac cachexia in cancer, and much of this is due to lack of information regarding the mechanisms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment .—The treatment will be tonic and restorative. Where the primary lesion can be overcome, our treatment will be directed to the accomplishment of that end.[henriettes-herb.com]
  • Treatment of an atrophy of a cardiac muscle If changes in a myocardium have age character, treatment is carried out supporting and symptomatic.[herbalthera.com]
  • Impaired diastolic filling is a main contributor to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), a syndrome with increasing prevalence and no treatment. Both collagen and the giant sarcomeric protein titin determine diastolic function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Subjects were matched and then randomly assigned to sedentary bed rest (controls, n 8) or two treatment groups consisting of 1) exercise training using supine treadmill running within lower body negative pressure plus resistive training (n 8), or 2) protein[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis .—The prognosis depends more upon the underlying disease than upon the extent of the atrophy of the heart; for, though diminished in size, there is diminished work required, and a proper balance is maintained. Treatment .[henriettes-herb.com]
  • Anecdotally, patients who did exercise seemed to have a better long-term prognosis, but it was not certain if this was due to the exercise itself or due to a selection bias based on their ability to exercise.[acc.org]

Etiology

  • Etiology .—The causes depend somewhat upon the character of the atrophy, whether general or local. Thus mitral stenosis gives rise to a local atrophy, the left ventricle being the part affected.[henriettes-herb.com]
  • Patient History A cocaine-related etiology for cardiomyopathy should be suspected in any patient with a history of cocaine use, particularly binge use, and heart failure, without another established etiology for the heart failure, such as coronary artery[emedicine.medscape.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology The 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health [ 4 ] reported that approximately 33.7 million Americans aged 12 years and older (13.8% of Americans in that age group) had tried cocaine at least once.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): pathophysiology, diagnosis & management. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2006;6:84-99. Singer W, Sletten DM, Opfer-Gehrking TL, Brands CK, Fischer PR, Low PA.[acc.org]

Prevention

  • In conclusion, exercise is absolutely vital to prevent cardiac atrophy in long-duration bed rest. BCAA supplements are beneficial, especially when combined with an exercise program.[aminoacidinformation.com]
  • A baseline level of autophagy prevents build up of long-live proteins and organelles that could trigger apoptotic cell death.[pythonproject.org]
  • The inhibitor blocks the enzyme PDE5, which prevents relaxation of smooth muscle tissue.[telegraph.co.uk]
  • How Can I Prevent Endocarditis? People with obstructive HCM may be at increased risk for infective endocarditis, a potentially life-threatening condition.[webmd.com]
  • In other words, both may verylikely be related and both be prevented with good care. (MORE) Myocardial atrophy is a condition where the heart chambers decreasein size. The heart muscle atrophy or shrink because of cancer orother similar conditions.[answers.com]

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