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Cardiomegaly
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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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Enlarged Heart Animation

3D animation of Treatment for enlarged heart. Animation by Dan Chase - Image Tramsfer.

Enlarged Heart (Cardiomegaly)

What are the symptoms of an enlarged heart and how is this condition diagnosed? Dr. Bob explains. For more health information visit www.drbobshow.com.

Chest x-ray -Cardiothoracic Ratio -CARDIAC SIZE - Cardiomegaly

How to measure cardiothoracic ratio. To tell if someone has cardiomegaly.

What is Cardiomegaly?

This PowerPoint is for my Structure and Function of the Human Body class. Strictly for a grade. Here are resources: T. Taylor, 2015 “Cardiac Muscle Tissue” http://www.innerbody.com/image_musc0...

What Is Mild Cardiomegaly?

Cardiomegaly on Chest X-Ray

In this clinical video we will learn to evaluate Cardiomegaly on Chest X-Ray.

CARDIAC THROMBUS , CARDIOMEGALY , MITRAL VALVE DISEASE with Bilateral PLEURAL EFFUSION

by DR TAHIR A SIDDIQUI ( consultant sonologist ) Gujranwala. Pakistan.

Top 10 Natural Cures For Enlarged Heart

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248 news items

National Review Online

National Review Online
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:39:42 -0700

respiratory failure, pulmonary edema, likely acute pulmonary hypertension, cardiomegaly, pulmonary vascular congestion, acute burns of the upper and especially the proximal lower airways, and death.” That's what high-level exposure to chlorine gas does ...
 
Science Daily
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:50:16 -0700

This resulted in extreme cardiomyocyte proliferation and hypertrophy -- excessive growth of the individual cardiomyocytes -- leading to a giant heart (cardiomegaly) that left little room for blood to enter. Tzahor: "Too little or too much of this ...

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel News
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:57:55 -0700

The possibility that mammalian – including human – heart cells could eventually regenerate after suffering damage from heart attacks has been brought closer by scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science who induced mouse heart cells to take a ...
 
Newswise (press release)
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:18:45 -0700

This resulted in extreme cardiomyocyte proliferation and hypertrophy – excessive growth and development of the individual cardiomyocytes – leading to a giant heart (cardiomegaly) that left little room for blood to enter. Says Prof. Tzahor: “Too little ...

Oologahonline

Oologahonline
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:18:45 -0700

The Mayo Clinic notes, “An enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) isn't a disease, but rather a symptom of another condition…Other tests are then needed to diagnose the condition causing your enlarged heart.” The eight-page autopsy report and toxicology report ...

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 ...

Boston Globe

Boston Globe
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 ...
 
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 ...
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