Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

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Very mobile left ventricular papillary fibroelastoma presenting with ischemic stroke
Anno:
2024
Papillary fibroelastomas are small and pedunculated left side valves associated mass, that frequently causing cerebral embolization; they are composed of collagen and elastic fibers and are usually connected with a pedicle to the endocardial layer. Differential diagnosis with endocarditis can rely on the side of attachement: Papillary fibroelastomas are…
An acute myocardial infarction in a very young man due to hyperhomocysteinemia
Anno:
2024
Introduction A young 17-year-old boy smoker and obese was admitted to our cardiology unit for continuous oppressive chest pain radiating to the left arm that had arisen three days earlier. In the emergency room, he had performed blood tests with evidence of an increased troponin and an electrocardiogram that…
AN OUT OF HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVOR WITH PRESUMED EMBOLIC MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: ROLE OF MULTI-MODALITY IMAGING.
Anno:
2024
Background: Myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA) refers to a puzzling clinical entity that is characterized by symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome, demonstrates troponin elevation with inconclusive coronary angiogram. The underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms include atherosclerotic cause or non-atherosclerotic causes, such as coronary dissection or coronary embolus. A…
Giant right atrial myxoma causing heart failure symptoms
Anno:
2024
Background. Cardiac myxoma is the most common benign tumor of the heart. About 75% of myxomas occur in the left atrial cavity, but they can also appear in the right atrium (18%) as unusual location. It presents with a variety of clinical signs and symptomatology making diagnosis frequently quite…