geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Cardiac involvement in scleroderma


, : Cardiac involvement in scleroderma. Medicina Cutanea Ibero-Latino-Americana 16(6): 481-488

It has been analyzed seven patients, five females and two males, affected by progressive systemic sclerosis. Their ages range from 35 to 60 years. Three of them correspond to the CREST syndrome named variant. There were made: physical examination, electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and radionuclide techniques such as: Thallium perfusion (T201) and ventriculography (Tc99). The cardiac examination of all the patients showed: Left myocardiopathy in six patients, as well right myocardiopathy in two of them. Four patients were affected by chronic cor pulmonale, due to pulmonary hypertension. All the patients had developed diffuse thallium perfusion defects as well, having abnormal resting left ventricular function in three patients and function abnormality from right ventricle in two patients. It is necessary to point out the importance of making such study systematically, even in the case cardiac symptoms absence.

US$29.90

PMID: 3073274


Other references

Zuckermann, R.N.; Martin, E.J.; Spellmeyer, D.C.; Stauber, G.B.; Shoemaker, K.R.; Kerr, J.M.; Figliozzi, G.M.; Goff, D.A.; Siani, M.A.; Simon, R.J., 1994: Discovery of nanomolar ligands for 7-transmembrane G-protein-coupled receptors from a diverse N-(substituted)glycine peptoid library. Screening a diverse, combinatorial library of ca. 5000 synthetic dimer and trimer N-(substituted)glycine "peptides" yielded novel, high-affinity ligands for 7-transmembrane G-protein-coupled receptors. The peptoid library was efficiently...

Clancy, C.J.; Cheng, S.J.; Checkley, M.A.; Handfield, M.; Hillman, J.; Progulske Fox, A.; Lewin, A.S.; Nguyen, M.H., 2001: Identification of Candida albicans genes expressed during oropharyngeal candidiasis. Candida albicans regulates expression of multiple genes during infection. Previous studies of C. albicans gene expression in vivo have extrapolated findings from in vitro systems or animal models, which might not be relevant to human infections. I...

Nauman, R.S.; Olson, D.H., 2004: Surveys for terrestrial amphibians in Shasta County, California, with notes on the distribution of Shasta salamanders (Hydromantes shastae). Northwestern NaturalistSpring; 85(1): 35-38

Stahlecker, DW., 1989: White-faced ibis breeding in Rio Arriba County: Second verified nesting location for New Mexico. NMOS Bulletin, 171: 2-6

Vrana, K.E.; Rucker, P.J.; Kumer, S.C., 1994: Recombinant rabbit tryptophan hydroxylase is a substrate for cAMP-dependent protein kinase. A full-length cDNA clone for rabbit tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) was modified and subcloned into a bacterial expression vector. Expression of this gene in the protease-deficient strain of bacteria, BL21[DE3], produced TPH immunoreactive protein wh...

Blattner, R.J., 1957: Severe infections in splenectomized infants and children. Journal of Pediatrics 51(2): 223-225

Yabu, J.M.; Pando, M.J.; Busque, S.; Melcher, M.L., 2013: Desensitization combined with paired exchange leads to successful transplantation in highly sensitized kidney transplant recipients: strategy and report of five cases. Sensitization remains a major barrier to kidney transplantation. Sensitized patients comprise 30% of the kidney transplant waiting list but fewer than 15% of highly sensitized patients are transplanted each year. Options for highly sensitized pati...

Porta, M.; González, B.; Márquez, S.; Artazcoz, L., 2008: Doubts on the appropriateness of universal human papillomavirus vaccination: is evidence on public health benefits already available?. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62(8): 667-667

Veera Babu, G.R.; Reddy, G.R.; Chetty, C.S., 1988: Inhibition of Ca2+-ATPase by benthiocarb in rat: an in vitro study. In vitro effects of thiobencarb on Ca2+-ATPase were studied in brain and liver of albino rat to elucidate the interaction of thiobencarb with the ATPase system. A significant decrease in max. velocity without appreciable change in apparent Michael...

Turner, B.L., 1995: Two new species of Ageratina (Asteraceae) from Mexico. Two new species of Ageratina are described from Mexico: A. ayerscottiana B.L. Turner, from the vicinity of Basaseachi, Chihuahua; and A. miahuatlana from Oaxaca. The former belongs to the subgenus Neogreenella and relates to A. petiolaris; the lat...