Eisenmenger


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Ei·sen·men·ger

(ī'zĕn-men'gĕr),

Eisenmenger

German physician (1864-1932).

Eisenmenger complex
interventricular septal defect.
Eisenmenger syndrome
the clinical syndrome caused by the Eisenmenger complex, a ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension and cyanosis due to right-to-left (reversed) shunt of blood. Sometimes defined as pulmonary hypertension (pulmonary vascular disease) and cyanosis with the shunt being at the atrial, ventricular, or great vessel area. Characterized by exercise intolerance, cyanosis, anasarca, palpable thrill and auscultatable cardiac murmur.
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It is also great for them to see how business is conducted all the way around and see how all of us in agriculture are brought together, from the auctioneers, to the appraisers, to the lenders, then across the board to farmers and investors," said Eisenmenger.
A 14-yearold girl had clubbing of the fingers and toes and a diffuse grade 3 systolic ejection murmur spilling over in diastole; she likely had a bidirectional shunt with Eisenmenger physiology and possibly tetralogy of Fallot.
Further evidence of the benefits of pulmonary vasodilators in Eisenmenger syndrome was provided in a prospective openlabel study of sildenafil in 84 patients (45).
In certain conditions that would benefit from heart and lung transplantation however, such as Eisenmenger syndrome, idiopathic pulmonary hypertension and extreme pulmonary atresia, the retention of one relatively 'healthy' lung may be beneficial.
Norbert Eisenmenger, an EIH department chief responsible for finances and marketing, said in a telephone interview that much of EIH's business involves long-term contracts such as payments for complicated machinery that the bank is obligated to execute.
Circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome and idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
I was not familiar with this author's work-this book is the seventh in what is billed as the John Eisenmenger and Helena Flemming forensic mystery series-but I will not miss future novels by him if I can help it-it was, quite simply, terrific, and is recommended.
Taeger D, Krahn U, Wiethege T, Ickstadt K, Johnen G, Eisenmenger A, et al.
Favorable response of Eisenmenger Syndrome to nitric oxide during pregnancy.
27: Schandl H, Poldy F, Turner G, Measham TG, Walker D and Eisenmenger N (2008).
One might have thought that the converts would have welcomed the rise of Christian Hebraism, but seeing distortion, in particular in the writings of Eisenmenger, some of them felt they had no choice but to do scholarly battle with a man they no doubt hoped would have been their ally.
Eisenmenger, a consummate Hebraist, did not trifle to misquote or invent sources but presented them in such an invidious fashion that the result was a traditionalist medieval Christian intellectual mutilation of Jews, Judaism, and the rabbinic tradition.