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Cardiomegaly
Cardiomegally.PNG
Cardiomegaly on chest X-ray and a pacemaker
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 I51.7
ICD-9 429.3
DiseasesDB 30769
MeSH D006332

Cardiomegaly is a medical condition wherein the heart is enlarged.

Classification[edit]

Dilation or hypertrophy[edit]

Cardiac dilation is where mainly one or more heart chambers is enlarged, while cardiac hypertrophy is where mainly cardiac muscle is enlarged.

By location[edit]

Clinical Information •Abnormal enlargement of the heart. •Enlargement of the heart, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both heart ventricles or heart atria. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (heart failure) or several forms of cardiomyopathies. •Hypertrophy or enlargement of the heart.

Associations[edit]

Calcified heart with cardiomegaly at a medical class at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City.

External links[edit]



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238 news items

KRMG

KRMG
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:33 -0700

Six-year-old Jenny Yang's official cause of death is sudden cardiac arrest with cardiomegaly and etiology underdetermined, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner announced Monday. "That is an abnormal enlargement of the heart," Chief Administrative ...

Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:20:44 -0700

Mitral valve disease accounts for approximately 75 percent of all canine heart disease, but a recently finished clinical trial shows that a potential treatment might help. The trial, titled “Evaluating Pimobendan In Cardiomegaly” (EPIC), is the largest ...
 
The Robesonian
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:15:00 -0700

The report says Jones had “borderline cardiomegaly,” a slight enlargement of the heart often caused by high-blood pressure. Teresa West, an SBI spokesperson, said that agency's investigation is complete. Once the autopsy and case summary are added to ...

InterAksyon

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:12:05 -0700

Comparing the Aquino administration to a patient, the group diagnosed the Aquino's failed governance as suffering from “cardiomegaly (enlarged heart)” for landlords and big businesses including big mining companies committing environmental plunder and ...

Boston Globe

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Thu, 01 Jan 2015 21:03:38 -0800

According to Rosanne, the medical examiner's report said Neil died due to complications from a bicuspid aortic valve, which has only two leaflets instead of the normal three, and cardiomegaly, an enlarged heart. Neil was only 34 when he died in his ...

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:24:54 -0800

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SaukValley.com
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:02:18 -0800

The official cause of death was ruled cardiac arrhythmia, caused by cardiomegaly resulting from left ventricular hypertrophy – in layman's terms, an irregular heartbeat caused by an enlarged heart. The autopsy report also sets the time of death at 3:10 ...
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