Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

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Non-cyclic Intermittent prosthetic mitral valve dysfunction: a case report of a difficult diagnosis confirmed with multimodality imaging
Anno:
2023
A 59-year-old man,obese,with history of hypertension, 3 years ago underwent mitral valve (MV) replacement with a mechanical prothesis(Sorin Bicarbon 31) and preservation of the native subvalvular apparatus for severe mitral regurgitation due to anterior leaflet flail. Pre-discharge transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed normal prothesis function (mean pressure gradient (PG) 3,2mmHg), no valvular leaks…
A RARE CASE OF NON-BACTERIAL THROMBOTIC ENDOCARDITIS IN YOUNG WOMAN AFFECTED BY ADVANCED UTERINE CANCER
Anno:
2023
A 37-year-old woman affected by uterine HPV-related adenocarcinoma complicated by paraneoplastic pulmonary thromboembolism, came to the emergency department for recurrent episodes of dysarthria and blurred vision with spontaneous resolution.  Home medications: Enoxaparin 5000 UI b.i.d, levofloxacin 500 mg/die, deltacortene 25 mg/die and omeprazole 20 mg/die.  Blood analysis: normocytic anemia (Hb 9…
An unusual case of cardiac arrest due to trauma-induced QT prolongation
Anno:
2023
Background QT prolongation is a well-known cause of sudden cardiac death due to polymorphic ventricular tachycardia triggered by early afterdepolarizations. Acquired long QT is a common finding in several clinical scenarios and invariably represents a high risk feature. Case Report An 84 years-old woman presented to our emergency department…
AN UNEXPECTED CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
Anno:
2023
Background. Chemotherapy regime based on 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) are frequently administered in the treatment of gastro-intestinal malignancies, especially colorectal carcinomas. A potential severe side effect of 5-FU is cardiotoxicity with often presents with chest pain related to coronary vasospasm. More serious cardiotoxicity, including dilated cardiomyopathy, ventricular arrhythmia and sudden cardiac…
UN CASO DI PERICARDITE COSTRITTIVA CON PLATIPNEA-ORTODEOSSIA
Anno:
2023
Una donna di 56 anni viene ricoverata presso il nostro centro per scompenso cardiaco biventricolare. In anamnesi riferisce all’età di 13 anni un flemmone sottomandibolare complicato da pleuropericardite con necessità di pericardiocentesi ripetute. Negli ultimi tre anni è stata ospedalizzata due volte per ascite e dimessa con diagnosi di…
Next Generation myocarditis
Anno:
2023
A 75-year-old overweight man, affected by hypertension, diabetes mellitus and atrial fibrillation since 2020. After 3 unsuccessful attempts of electrical cardioversion it was opted for a strategy of rate control with beta blocker and anticoagulant therapy with Rivaroxaban 20 mg. Following episodes of rectal bleeding; adenocarcinoma of the colon…