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This study investigated the effectiveness of recombinant human brain natriuretic peptide (rhBNP) by treating elders with AMI induced cardiac failure by rhBNP.
Diastolic dysfunction is a myocardial insufficiency which constitutes the half of cardiac failure cases.
High output cardiac failure due to excessive shunting in a haemodialysis access fistula: an easily overlooked diagnosis.
Congestive cardiac failure occurred in 21% of our patients which is slightly lower than in some other studies.
We did a review of major clinical trials of bortezomib in patients with multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia and plasma cell leukaemia (Table 2) to investigate the incidence of congestive cardiac failure reported after administration of bortezomib.
The infant type presents with myocardial ischaemia or infarction and/or cardiac failure, and has a mortality rate of 90% within the first year of life.
Reports of the post mortem conducted on the dead indicate that the cause of death was respiratory and cardiac failure.
This is as a result of the malformed Vein of Galen shunt imposing a 'load' on the right side of the heart leading to cardiac failure (Bhattacharya & Thammoroj, 2003).
87% of the children born with this anomaly are symptomatic during the infancy and 65-85% are lost with cardiac failure before the age of one and especially around 2-3 months of age (2).
This type of cardiac failure can affect 14 to 35-year-olds and lie undetected.
A new blood test might reveal heart damage that puts some people at a hidden higher risk of cardiac failure or death, researchers report in the Dec.
Other causes of deaths included multi-organ failure, cardiac failure, metabolic complications and disseminated intravascular coagulation.