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Cardiomegaly
Classification and external resources
Cardiomegally.PNG
Cardiomegaly on chest X-ray and a pacemaker
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 cardiac chamber is enlarged, while cardiac hypertrophy is where mainly cardiac muscle is enlarged.

By location[edit]

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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cardiomegaly

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.

Mike Hoaglin with Dr Oz's 15-minute Physical - Enlarged heart presentation

Mike Hoaglin dons the purple gloves and reveals some of Dr. Oz's organ specimens to KATU's Brian Wood in preparation for Portland's 15-minute Physical at OHSU.

Heart Surgery: MVR+TVRr for Sev MR, Sev TR, Massive Cardiomegaly, Extreme Cardiac Cachexia

Rheumatic Heart Disease is not uncommon in developing nations and certain parts of the world like India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and some Latin American ...

Enlarged Heart and Consquences - TheVisualMD.com

Damage in the heart can lead to an enlarged heart and the repercussion from it. Renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Mehmet Oz, explains the cases of heart attacks, h...

Enlarged heart, good or bad, by Dr. Pecoraro

http://www.ChiropractorInScotchPlainsNj.com Enlarged heart, good or bad, by Dr. Pecoraro, Chiropractic Physician in Scotch Plains, NJ.

Chest X-ray PA View With Cardiomegaly

This is the chest x ray of PA view of patient showing cardiomegaly.

Gross Cardiomegaly on a C Xray film

Dilated cardiomyopathy is one of the causes.Pericadial effousion ,multivalvular heart disease are other causes.

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5 news items

 
LEX18 Lexington KY News
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:07:30 -0700

Dora died from natural causes resulting from "cardiomegaly with biventricular myocardial hypertrophy," also known as an enlarged heart, the coroner said. Other contributing factors were mitral valve sclerosis, the coroner said. Relatives had said Dora ...

Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:35:05 -0700

... ''the death of Philip Bergman would not have occurred when it did, or how it did''. He found Mr Bergman's death was due to cardiac arrhythmia, being a syndrome of alcohol-related sudden death complicating hepatosteatosis [fatty liver] and cardiomegaly.

UPI.com

UPI.com
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:47:42 -0700

The medical examiner ruled Wednesday Luis Rodriguez died of "cardiac arrhythmia due to physical restraint in the setting of cardiomegaly with left ventricular hypertrophy." The report said the death was "violent, unusual or unnatural," noting scalp ...

加拿大星島日報

加拿大星島日報
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:58:11 -0700

他指唐維醫生驗屍時測量柳乾心臟的重量是260克,但隨後將心臟送交另一位病理專家檢驗時,測量的重量為380克。他指此一重量對於一位體型嬌小的女性而言並不尋常,死者有可能患「心臟肥大症」(cardiomegaly),且心臟過重可能是另一種導致心臟猝死(Commotio ...

加拿大都市网

加拿大都市网
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:49:17 -0700

他指唐维医生验尸时测量柳干心脏的重量是260克,但随后将心脏送交另一位病理专家检验时,测量的重量为380克。他指此一重量对于一位体型娇小的女性而言并不寻常,死者有可能患「心脏肥大症」(cardiomegaly),且心脏过重 ...
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