extracardiac

extracardiac

/ex·tra·car·di·ac/ (-kahr´de-ak) outside the heart.

extracardiac

Outside the heart.
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Rhabdomyomas are benign tumors of skeletal muscle cells that are generally divided into the following categories: cardiac rhabdomyomas, which are relatively common, and extracardiac rhabdomyomas, which are rare (comprising only 2% of all tumors with skeletal muscle differentiation).
Pump twin is at risk of high output heart failure because of extracardiac work load.
The percutaneous transcatheter device closure of cardiac and extracardiac defects is a preferred method because of reduced morbidity and mortality, shorter hospital stay, superior cosmetic results, avoidance of cardiopulmonary bypass, decreased cost and less postoperative pain (1, 2).
In addition, MDCT is rapid to perform, widely available, can accurately assess ventricular function, and often reveals important extracardiac findings.
Extracardiac rhabdomyomas are rare, benign tumors that show striated muscle differentiation.
Afterward, patients were classified as having simple bacteremia, uncomplicated bacteremia, endocarditis, or deep tissue extracardiac disease.
Presence of extracardiac congenital anomalies Extracardiac congenital anomalies Number Percentage Positive 5 10% Negative 45 90%
Such variation may be particularly relevant for biomarkers originating in extracardiac tissue, such as CRP, which increases with infectious states or weight gain.
Two-dimensional SSFP has been shown to be a feasible means to evaluate CHD along with extracardiac anomalies, serving a complementary role to echocardiography.
Its hospital mortality rate remains high, and it is associated with significant intracardiac (perivalvular and myocardial abscesses, myocardial infarction [MI], conduction abnormalities, valve destruction, pericarditis) and extracardiac (systemic embolization, mycotic aneurysms, vasculitis) complications.