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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 heart chambers 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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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.

Enlarged Heart Animation

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

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

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

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

Enlarged Heart and Consquences - TheVisualMD.com

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4.3. Criteria for Cardiomegaly - Chest X-Rays - Dr. Vaidya

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Radiological Case by Ricardo Arenas. Cardiomegaly.

Cardiomegaly. Congenital chronic disease. Young female patient of 22 years. Have cardiac silhouette with hight cardiothoracic measurament value. Familial car...

How to Pronounce Cardiomegaly

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4 news items

 
Asbury Park Press
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:17:15 -0700

The first - the Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act - was enacted as a means of combating cardiomegaly, or enlarged heart. Typically an inherited condition, cardiomegaly causes the heart muscle to thicken, making it harder to pump blood efficiently ...

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Food Safety News
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Vernon was diagnosed with cardiomegaly (enlarged heart). The doctors wanted to watch Vernon and make sure everything was correct. On Aug. 7, Vernon had an echocardiogram and Doppler tests. The tests showed an accumulation of fluid around the heart ...
 
GlobalPost
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:52:30 -0700

To verify this conjecture, the researchers studied on laboratory rats developing skin inflammatory disease by means of gene manipulation, which were found to show symptoms including arteriosclerosis, cardiomegaly, cardiovascular disorder and ...
 
Neos Kosmos
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:00:00 -0700

Medicine:-achalasia, from A-+Gk khalasis "loosening" + - IA; agnosia, from Gk agnōsia "ignorance; cardiomegaly, 1960s, from RDIO-(from Gk kardia "heart")+Gk megas, megal-"great". Meteorology:-anabatic, from Gk anabatikos, from anabatēs "a person who ...
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