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F T Amaral, J A Granzotti, M A Nunes
PURPOSE: To determine the benefits of noninvasive tests in the characterization of heart disease in children referred due to heart murmur. METHODS: Two hundred and thirty three consecutive children were fully examined with the aid of the electrocardiograma (ECG), chest X-ray and echocardiogram (ECHO). The patients were divided in 2 groups according to the initial diagnosis of innocent murmur (n = 23) and pathological murmur (n = 210). A comparison was made between the initial and final diagnosis after the noninvasive tests...
March 1995: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
A Jornet, J Reig, M Usón, M T Poblet, E Esplugas, I E Cuso, J Batalla, M Petit
Congenital diverticulum of the left ventricle is an uncommon cardiac malformation. We present a 45 years old woman, previously asymptomatic. The symptoms and electrocardiogramas suggested ischemic heart disease. The left ventriculogram demonstrated an isolated apical diverticulum, although the coronary arteries were normal. We will consider the etiopathogeny, classification, clinical history, diagnosis and treatment of the isolated apical diverticulum.
November 1990: Revista Española de Cardiología
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