stiff heart syndrome

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stiff heart syn·drome

any condition, usually acute, that causes the heart to be restricted in diastole mainly affecting the ventricles and at one time a complication of cardiac surgery.

stiff heart syn·drome

any condition, usually acute, that causes the heart to be restricted in diastole mainly affecting the ventricles and at one time a complication of cardiac surgery.
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A nonspecific term for ventricular pump failure due to restrictive heart disease
Aetiology Idiopathic, or related to amyloidosis, constrictive pericarditis due to radiation, mycosis, trauma, tuberculosis, haemochromatosis, myocardiopathy
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stiff heart syndrome

Cardiology A nonspecific term for ventricular pump failure due to restrictive heart disease Clinical Chest pain, exertional dyspnea, ↑ venous pressure, extra-diastolic murmurs, hepatomegaly, ascites, edema Etiology Idiopathic, or related to amyloidosis, constrictive pericarditis due to radiation, mycosis, trauma, TB, hemochromatosis, myocardiopathy. Cf 'Stone' heart.
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