Eisenmenger

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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Should the disease progress without any medical or surgical intervention, the left-to-right shunt could convert into a right-to-left one, namely Eisenmenger syndrome.
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Patients having complex valvular heart disease, Complex Cyanotic heart disease, Fontans circulation and Eisenmenger syndrome, fever during labor and delivery, Pelvic infections, prolonged rupture of membranes, Uterine anomalies, myomas and postpartum hemorrhage due to atony were excluded.
Switzerland-based Actelion has failed to meet its primary goal in a Phase III study assessing the company's macitentan in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) due to Eisenmenger Syndrome, it was reported yesterday.
Pulmonary arterial thrombosis in eisenmenger syndrome is associated with biventricular dysfunction and decreased pulmonary flow velocity.
Hassager, "Pulmonary artery dissection in a patient with Eisenmenger syndrome treated with heart and lung transplantation," European Journal of Echocardiography, vol.
Part 3 describes specific syndromes of congenital heart defects, such as acquired cardiac diseases, cardiomyopathies, cardiac arrhythmias, and Eisenmenger syndrome.
Pulmonary thrombosis in adults with Eisenmenger syndrome.
Los DSV grandes dan lugar a insuficiencia cardiaca congestiva, hipertension pulmonar, sindrome de Eisenmenger, retraso en el desarrollo del cerebro fetal, arritmias e incluso la muerte subita cardiaca (19).
Las enfermedades cardiacas en el embarazo son causa importante de morbimortalidad materna (2) y las pacientes con cardiopatias congenitas representan un grupo especial, puesto que 5-10% de ellas tendran algun grado de hipertension pulmonar que afectara su clase funcional y la sobrevida a largo plazo, con mortalidad de hasta 30-50% en quienes desarrollen sindrome de Eisenmenger (9, 10).