spade deformity

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A finding by contrast ventricular angiography, likened to a playing card spade, in focal concentric left ventricular hypertrophy confined to the ventricular apex, seen at end-diastole in the right anterior oblique ventriculogram and in 2-D echocardiography; the deformity may be accompanied by ‘giant’ negative T waves on EKG
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spade deformity

Cardiology A finding by contrast ventricular angiography, likened to a playing card spade, in focal concentric left ventricular hypertrophy confined to the ventricular apex, seen at end-diastole in the right anterior oblique ventriculogram and in 2-D echocardiography; the deformity may be accompanied by 'giant' negative T waves on EKG.
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