ventricular remodeling


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ventricular remodeling

progressive myocardial ventricular dilation, eccentric ventricular hypertrophy, and distortion of left ventricular geometry that persist in the noninfarcted myocardium after a myocardial infarction has healed. It is associated with impaired functional capacity, congestive heart failure, and premature death. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors can limit the ventricular dilation.

ventricular remodeling

Left ventricular diameter reduction Cardiovascular surgery An operative technique for CHF, which consists of excising the flabbiest portion of the dilated ventricle followed by side-to-side anastomosis; VR ↑ the pumping efficiency of the remaining tissue. See Transmyocardial revascularization.

ventricular remodeling

Reshaping of heart muscle in response to injuries such as myocardial infarction, overload (hypertension), or valvular heart disease such as aortic stenosis or mitral regurgitation. Cardiac hypertrophy, fibrosis, and myocyte death are all potential consequences.
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Thus, the chances of ventricular remodeling and ventricular late potentials were also increased.
The progression of myocardial disease through fibrosis, ischemia and ventricular remodeling may occur as an isolated tachyarrhythmic episode that is predictive of future ES.
Witte and colleagues found significant evidence of improved function and a reversal of left ventricular remodeling as measured by left; ventricular ejection fraction +6.
These elements may have had greater participation in the most severe DD presentations (grades II and III), associated to systolic dysfunction and left ventricular remodeling with higher filling pressures16.
Relationship between the temporal profile of plasma microRNA and left ventricular remodeling in patients after myocardial infarction.
Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia due to Electrical and Structural Ventricular Remodeling Long after Blunt Chest Injury.
Myocardial infarcted heart exhibits ventricular remodeling and the whole process is divided into an early phase (within 72 hours) and a late phase (beyond 72 hours).

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