eccentric hypertrophy


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ec·cen·tric hy·per·tro·phy

thickening of the wall of the heart or other cavity, with dilation.

ec·cen·tric hy·per·tro·phy

(ek-sen'trik hī-pĕr'trō-fē)
Thickening of the wall of the heart or other cavity, with dilation.

eccentric hypertrophy

Hypertrophy of an organ with dilatation.
See also: hypertrophy
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It is not common to document eccentric hypertrophy in cases of aortic stenosis, and the combination of a ventricular outflow tract obstruction and secondary myocardial failure is truly scarce.
45 value, whereas eccentric hypertrophy is an increased LV mass without augmented RWT (Haykowsky et al.
Prior to surgery, about 30% of the patients had concentric left ventricular hypertrophy, about 20% had eccentric hypertrophy, and about 10% had concentric remodeling; the remaining 40% had a normal left ventricular shape.
Similarly, the assessment carried out right before the hemodialysis session can diagnose LV dilatation with eccentric hypertrophy, which will be "converted" to concentric, at the end of the session.