ventriculoatrial


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ven·tric·u·lo·a·tri·al (VA),

(ven-trik'yū-lō-ā'trē-ăl),
Relating to both ventricles and atria, especially to the sequential passage of conduction in the retrograde direction from ventricle to atrium.

ven·tric·u·lo·a·tri·al

(VA) (ven-trik'yū-lō-ā'trē-ăl)
Relating to both ventricles and atria, especially to the sequential passage of conduction in the retrograde direction from ventricle to atrium.
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Fytagoridis, "Subacute bacterial endocarditis and subsequent shunt nephritis from ventriculoatrial shunting 14 years after shunt implantation," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
Herdson, "Glomerulonephritis associated with an infected ventriculoatrial shunt," New Zealand Medical Journal, vol.
Horvath, "Acute glomerulonephritis in an adult with infected ventriculoatrial shunt," Medical Journal of Australia, vol.
En 2011, presento peritonitis con granuloma, por reaccion de la valvula, razon por la cual requirio un cambio a una derivacion ventriculoatrial. En 2014, presento un cuadro clinico de 6 meses de evolucion con presencia de edemas en sus extremidades, oliguria y aumento de peso.
In fact only one of the ten study subjects expressed a preference for the conventional dual-chamber pacing mode--he was the only subject with intact ventriculoatrial conduction.
That despite two prior open-heart operations our patient required a third to replace the left side of the common atrioventricular valve to prevent ventriculoatrial regurgitation is not surprising.
Ventriculoatrial shunt infection due to Cryptococcus neoformans: an ultrastructural and quantitative microbiological study.
Such procedures include cardiac surgery, tonsillectomy, bronchoscopy, ventriculoatrial shunts for hydrocephalus, urologic surgery, placement of urinary and dialysis catheters, and a very minute percentage of cardiac catheterization (Dajani et al, 1990; Newberger, 1992).
Five years earlier, the patient had received a diagnosis of hydrocephalus secondary to ventricular cysticercosis by means of ventricular biopsy during placement of a ventriculoatrial shunt.
Ventriculoatrial and ventriculoperitoneal shunts can be placed to lower intracranial pressure.
(13,16) Other predisposing factors for infective endocarditis include hemodialysis, (17) pregnancy, (18) peritoneovenous shunts, (19) and ventriculoatrial shunts.
There are no controlled studies in the literature about the management of pregnancy in women with ventriculoperitoneal (VP), ventriculoatrial (VA), ventriculo- pleural (VPL) or lumbo-peritoneal (LP) shunts, which are collectively known as extracranial or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts.