cardiomegaly


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  • noun

Synonyms for cardiomegaly

an abnormal enlargement of the heart

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Patient factors that have been identified as contraindications to OPCAB include decompensated congestive heart failure, malignant ventricular arrhythmia, severe cardiomegaly, morbid obesity, and conduit factors such as untreated subclavian artery stenosis.
The chest radiograph indicated mild cardiomegaly with no evidence of consolidation or effusion.
Chest x-ray film revealed bilateral interstitial infiltrates, cardiomegaly, and right pleural effusion.
A chest x-ray film showed cardiomegaly, and electrocardiogram identified mild left ventricular hypertrophy and left axis deviation.
Chest x-ray on admission showed small bilateral pleural effusions, bibasilar volume loss secondary to atelectasis (left greater than right), and cardiomegaly without overt failure.
Cardiomegaly and right ventricular hypertrophy were also seen.
Chest x-ray examination at admission demonstrated bilateral pleural effusions, with bilateral pulmonary consolidations and cardiomegaly.
Cardiac complications due to iron overload are recurrent pericarditis, recurrent forms of heart block, ectopic ventricular beats, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, cardiomegaly, left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and finally heart failure resistant to any therapeutic measures (1).
Three autopsied cases of postmyocarditic cardiomegaly.
Admission x-ray showed cardiomegaly with prominent interstitial marking.
A radiograph showed clear lung fields with no cardiomegaly.