cardiomegaly


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Synonyms for cardiomegaly

an abnormal enlargement of the heart

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Caption: Figure 3: Chest X-ray posteroanterior view showing cardiomegaly
Chest X-ray may be normal or may be show cardiomegaly pulmonary hypertension, hilar enlargement, infiltrates, nodules or cavitations (4).
She is reportedly suffering from the heart condition cardiomegaly which means the heart struggles to pump blood effectively and causes shortness of breath, weight gain and fatigue and requires life-long medication.
A chest radiograph revealed moderate cardiomegaly and enormous dilatation of the pulmonary artery and its branches.
There was massive occlusion of the right pulmonary artery by multiple small emboli, cardiomegaly and left ventricular hypertrophy (1.
Tidholm (2006) in his retrospective study in 189 HF dogs, found cardiomegaly in 94% of cases, pulmonary edema in 86% and prominence of left atrium in 29 percent of cases.
Besides the typical clinical presentation of cardiomegaly and often atrial fibrillation, AHF may first manifest itself indirectly as left ventricular systolic dysfunction, especially in the elderly and in people with diabetes.
Chest X-ray showed cardiomegaly with positive hilum onlay sign (Figure 2).
A huge cardiomegaly was seen on chest X-ray (CXR), and the cardiothoracic ratio (CT ratio) was 0.
The chest X-ray showed bilateral pulmonary infiltrates without cardiomegaly and features of pulmonary edema.
These physiologic changes result in a higher incidence of hypertension and cardiomegaly in obese patients.
At autopsy, the victim was found to have cardiomegaly and advanced coronary artery disease, with old foci of myocardial scarring.
4% were found to have palpitation, 1 patient had a breathing difficulty, 2% had grade-II systolic murmur, 1% had muffled heart sound and 3% had cardiomegaly (among which 1 child had pericardial effusion and 2 had dilated cardiomyopathy), said Dr Rewari.
The length and width of newly-hatched chick heart showed that the experimental group B3 had significant cardiomegaly compared to control group A3.
Cardiac findings were recorded and cardiomegaly was detected if the heart weight was >95% of the confidence interval for body height and weight.