heart injuries

Summary

Summary: General or unspecified injuries to the heart.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of cardiac contusion in isolated perfused rat hearts
    Reinhard Meier
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Shock 19:123-6. 2003
  2. ncbi Blunt traumatic cardiac rupture: therapeutic options and outcomes
    Yu Yun Nan
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Center, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Injury 40:938-45. 2009
  3. ncbi A dynamic epicardial injury response supports progenitor cell activity during zebrafish heart regeneration
    Alexandra Lepilina
    Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cell 127:607-19. 2006
  4. ncbi Early cardiac perforation after atrial septal defect closure with the Amplatzer septal occluder
    Hans Henning Sauer
    Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Eppendorf University Hospital, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2312-3. 2006
  5. ncbi Transcatheter closure of a traumatic VSD in an adult requiring an ASD occluder device
    William M Suh
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Building 53, Rt 81, Room 100, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1120-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Penetrating cardiac injury
    J O'CONNOR
    University School of Medicine, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J R Army Med Corps 155:185-90. 2009
  7. ncbi Traumatic ventricular septal defect: case report and review of the English literature since 1970
    Michael D Rollins
    Department of Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah 84143, USA
    J Trauma 58:175-80. 2005
  8. ncbi Thoracic trauma: the deadly dozen
    Linda Yamamoto
    Critical Care Services, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California, 92103, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 28:22-40. 2005
  9. ncbi Percutaneous closure of postoperative and post-traumatic ventricular septal defects
    Carlos A C Pedra
    Catheterization Laboratory for Congenital Heart Disease, Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:491-5. 2007
  10. pmc Macrophages express osteopontin during repair of myocardial necrosis
    C E Murry
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195
    Am J Pathol 145:1450-62. 1994

Detail Information

Publications226 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Effects of cardiac contusion in isolated perfused rat hearts
    Reinhard Meier
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Shock 19:123-6. 2003
    ..First functional response was shown by the alteration of the coronary perfusion, followed by impaired diastolic function, which persisted even after lowering of the troponin 1 levels...
  2. ncbi Blunt traumatic cardiac rupture: therapeutic options and outcomes
    Yu Yun Nan
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Center, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Injury 40:938-45. 2009
    ..This study reviews our experience of patients with suspected blunt traumatic cardiac rupture and proposes treatment protocols for the same...
  3. ncbi A dynamic epicardial injury response supports progenitor cell activity during zebrafish heart regeneration
    Alexandra Lepilina
    Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cell 127:607-19. 2006
    ..Our findings reveal injury responses by myocardial and epicardial tissues that collaborate in an Fgf-dependent manner to achieve cardiac regeneration...
  4. ncbi Early cardiac perforation after atrial septal defect closure with the Amplatzer septal occluder
    Hans Henning Sauer
    Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Eppendorf University Hospital, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2312-3. 2006
    ..Atrial septal defect was primarily closed. A short anterosuperior rim should be considered a risk factor for aortic perforation in transcatheter atrial septal defect closure...
  5. ncbi Transcatheter closure of a traumatic VSD in an adult requiring an ASD occluder device
    William M Suh
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Building 53, Rt 81, Room 100, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1120-5. 2009
    ..This case describes the technique and postprocedure imaging leading to a cautionary note regarding VSD closure device techniques...
  6. ncbi Penetrating cardiac injury
    J O'CONNOR
    University School of Medicine, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J R Army Med Corps 155:185-90. 2009
    ..Outcome data and future directions in managing this challenging injury are also examined...
  7. ncbi Traumatic ventricular septal defect: case report and review of the English literature since 1970
    Michael D Rollins
    Department of Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah 84143, USA
    J Trauma 58:175-80. 2005
  8. ncbi Thoracic trauma: the deadly dozen
    Linda Yamamoto
    Critical Care Services, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California, 92103, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 28:22-40. 2005
    ..Each of these may present as immediately life-threatening or potentially life-threatening events. This article provides an overview of these 12 injuries and appropriate management for each. Case studies are included...
  9. ncbi Percutaneous closure of postoperative and post-traumatic ventricular septal defects
    Carlos A C Pedra
    Catheterization Laboratory for Congenital Heart Disease, Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:491-5. 2007
    ..Percutaneous closure of traumatic and residual postoperative VSDs appears to be safe and effective. A larger number of patients and longer follow-up period are needed before the widespread use of this technique can be recommended...
  10. pmc Macrophages express osteopontin during repair of myocardial necrosis
    C E Murry
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195
    Am J Pathol 145:1450-62. 1994
    ..These results provide the first evidence that osteopontin may be important in healing after tissue injury, possibly in cellular adhesion, chemotaxis, and/or phagocytosis...
  11. ncbi Preventing heart injury during negative pressure wound therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using real-time magnetic resonance imaging
    Malin Malmsjo
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:712-7. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine the effects of negative pressure wound therapy on the position of the heart in relation to the thoracic wall using magnetic resonance imaging in a porcine sternotomy wound model...
  12. ncbi Cardiac rupture during vacuum-assisted closure therapy
    Ulrik Sartipy
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1110-1. 2006
    ..This potentially lethal complication may be avoided by covering the heart with protective layers of paraffin gauze dressings...
  13. ncbi Follow up in a case of cardiac contusion using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Jonathan Lyne
    Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Unit, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust London, United Kingdom
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 9:589. 2007
  14. pmc Macrophage depletion impairs wound healing and increases left ventricular remodeling after myocardial injury in mice
    Machteld J van Amerongen
    University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Pathol 170:818-29. 2007
    ..Based on these findings, we propose that increasing macrophage numbers early after myocardial infarction could be a clinically relevant option to promote myocardial wound healing and subsequently to reduce remodeling and heart failure...
  15. ncbi Contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI in blunt chest trauma: differentiating cardiac contusion from acute peri-traumatic myocardial infarction
    Sam Southam
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico HSC, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 21:176-8. 2006
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  16. pmc Delayed presentation of traumatic ventricular septal defect and mitral leaflet perforation
    J A Vecht
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:521-2. 2005
    ..The need for immediate referral to a cardiothoracic unit and the importance of the use of echocardiography is stressed. This enables the safest and most appropriate management of potentially lethal injuries...
  17. pmc Latent tricuspid valve rupture after motor vehicle accident and routine echocardiography in all chest-wall traumas
    Suchi Khurana
    Cardiovascular Investigations Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide 5000, SA, Australia
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:615-7. 2009
    ..Because the clinical diagnosis of tricuspid valve rupture can be difficult, we believe that echocardiography should be used early and, if necessary, repeatedly in all patients who sustain blunt chest-wall trauma...
  18. ncbi Cardiac perforation following transcatheter PFO closure
    Thomas Trepels
    Cardiovascular Center Bethanien CCB, Frankfurt, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:111-3. 2003
    ..We are reporting the first known case of cardiac perforation by an Amplatzer PFO occluder...
  19. ncbi Cardiac perforation after device closure of atrial septal defects with the Amplatzer septal occluder
    Abhay Divekar
    Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1213-8. 2005
    ..Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO)-associated cardiac perforation (CP) at our institution prompted this retrospective review...
  20. ncbi [A rare case of a post-traumatic intraventricular defect]
    Giancarlo Argento
    U O di Cardiologia Emodinamica, Azienda Ospedaliera San Carlo, Potenza
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:352-4. 2002
    ..We emphasize the role of echocardiography in the anatomic and functional evaluation of such lesions...
  21. pmc Penetrating cardiac injury
    Elias Degiannis
    Trauma Department, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:61-3. 2005
  22. ncbi Late perforation of the heart, pericardium, and diaphragm by an active-fixation ventricular lead
    Ahmet Akyol
    Division of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, 81120 Istanbul, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:350-1. 2005
    ..This case report describes a late perforation of right heart wall, pericardium, and diaphragm by an active-fixation ventricular lead without development of pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade even under oral warfarin treatment...
  23. pmc An unusual presentation of delayed cardiac perforation caused by atrial screw-in lead
    P Velavan
    Heart 89:364. 2003
  24. ncbi Transcatheter treatment of a large traumatic ventricular septal defect
    Collin G Cowley
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Utah, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:144-6. 2004
    ..The risks of standard open heart repair using cardiopulmonary bypass were felt to be prohibitive due to coexistent injuries. This case demonstrates the feasibility of transcatheter therapy for traumatic ventricular septal defects...
  25. ncbi Blunt cardiac trauma
    Mikhael F El-Chami
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:127-33. 2008
    ..On the other hand, transesophageal echocardiogram seems to be more sensitive and specific in trauma patients and should be the test of choice in patients with high clinical suspicion for blunt cardiac trauma...
  26. ncbi Penetrating cardiac injuries
    Aysen Aksoyek
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 13:135-41. 2007
    ..This study was planned to evaluate patients with penetrating cardiac injury...
  27. ncbi Late cardiac perforation after transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale
    Moreno Cecconi
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Ancona, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:e29-30. 2006
    ..We report a case of left atrial wall perforation and aortic root erosion occurring 16 months after implantation of an Amplatzer patent foramen ovale occluder that required emergent surgery...
  28. ncbi The effect of chronic co-administration of morphine and verapamil on isoproterenol-induced heart injury
    Siyavash Joukar
    Neuroscience Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 7616914115, Kerman, Iran
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 9:218-24. 2011
    ..Present study was designed to assess the effects of chronic co-administration of morphine plus verapamil on some cardiovascular indices of rats with / without myocardial damage...
  29. ncbi Delayed lead perforation: a disturbing trend
    Mohammed N Khan
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Cardiology, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:251-3. 2005
    ..Delayed lead perforation (occurring more than 1 month after implantation) is a rare complication. Its pathophysiology and optimal management are currently unclear...
  30. ncbi Delayed heart perforation after blunt trauma
    Thierry Roth
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:121-3. 2002
    ..Outcome was favourable and the patient was operated on for his flail chest by internal stabilization the next day...
  31. ncbi Current evaluation of cardiac stab wounds
    D G Harris
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:2119-22. 1999
    ..Clinical signs, chest roentgenograms, pericardiocentesis, and subxiphoid window are not always helpful in establishing the diagnosis. We reflect on the current evaluation based on 128 patients...
  32. ncbi Cardiac stab injury by a bodkin
    Mamoru Munakata
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Aomori Rosai Hospital, Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 12:365-7. 2006
    ..Pericardiotomy at the emergency operation revealed the penetration of the right ventricle and the hole was repaired following removal of the bodkin. Postoperative course was uneventful...
  33. ncbi [Traumatic tricuspid regurgitation: case report]
    J Bizon
    Odborná kardiologická a interní ambulance, Hlucín
    Vnitr Lek 52:815-8. 2006
    ..Later on, the patient might have no symptoms; however, symtoms of right heart failure indicating an operation appear. This case-study is concerned with a patient with traumatic tricuspid regurgitation...
  34. ncbi Dilated cardiomyopathy and functional mitral regurgitation complicated with traumatic ventricular septal defect
    Hisato Ito
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamamatsu Medical Center, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1583-4. 2007
  35. ncbi Classification of myocardial contusion and blunt cardiac trauma
    Basil M Rudusky
    Northeast Cardiovascular Clinic and Research Institute, Wilkes Barre, PA 18701, USA
    Angiology 58:610-3. 2007
    ..A proposed classification is presented that has both medical and legal application. The uses of stages 0 (suspect), I (mild), II (moderate), III (severe), and IV (catastrophic) are illustrated in detail...
  36. pmc Diagnosing cardiac contusion: old wisdom and new insights
    K C Sybrandy
    Heart Lung Centre Utrecht, Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, Netherlands
    Heart 89:485-9. 2003
    ..In this review the current diagnostic tests will be discussed. Also, based on these diagnostic tests, a screening strategy containing data from the latest studies is presented, with the intention of detecting patients at risk...
  37. ncbi Incidence and significance of cardiac troponin I release in severe trauma patients
    Alain R Edouard
    Service d Anesthésie Réanimation et Unité Propre de Recherche de l Enseignement Supérieur Equipe d Accueil 3540, Universite de Paris Sud, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Anesthesiology 101:1262-8. 2004
    ..The characteristics of this release were prospectively studied in such patients and correlated with presence of shock, existence of myocardial contusion, and outcome...
  38. ncbi [Traumatic cardiac injury]
    Yutaka Miyoshi
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 57:742-50. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi [Chest injury. Part I: Significance--symptoms--diagnostic procedures]
    C Waydhas
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 109:777-84; quiz 785. 2006
    ..The first part of this serial paper on the management of chest injuries focuses on anatomical aspects, pathophysiology and symptoms, but mainly on the indications for the standard diagnostic procedures and further high-tech examinations...
  40. ncbi Isolated myocardial contusion in blunt chest trauma
    Valentina Bernardis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Vito al Tagliamento Hospital, San Vito al Tagliamento PN, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:287-90. 2004
    ..The clinical significance of blunt myocardial contusion is then discussed...
  41. ncbi Cardiac concussion: definition, differential diagnosis, and cases presentation and the legal ramification of a misdiagnosis
    Steven A Koehler
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:205-8. 2004
    ..The civil ramification of incorrectly diagnosing the manner of death in cases of death involving a cardiac concussion will also be addressed...
  42. ncbi Bedside echocardiography in chest trauma
    Diku P Mandavia
    Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, CA 90033, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:601-19. 2004
    ..These diagnostic techniques can improve patient outcome and are within the scope of practice of emergency physicians and trauma surgeons. Physicians caring for trauma patients should be familiar with these techniques...
  43. ncbi Comprehensive multidetector computed tomography assessment of severe cardiac contusion in a pediatric patient: correlation with echocardiography
    Eduard Ghersin
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 29:739-41. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the full capabilities of MDCT in the evaluation of cardiac contusion in a noncooperative pediatric patient...
  44. ncbi Incomplete ventricular septal rupture following blunt chest trauma--a case report
    Yuichiro Kashima
    Department of Cardiology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Angiology 57:373-7. 2006
    ..A close follow-up of incomplete septal rupture with serial echocardiography should be performed, because several cases of delayed ventricular septal rupture following blunt chest trauma have been reported...
  45. ncbi Chest trauma associated with heart dislodgement
    Roberto Fumagalli
    Faculty of Medicine, Università degli Studi Milano Bicocca R F, Milano, Italy
    J Trauma 60:1114-6. 2006
  46. ncbi [Acute left ventricular rupture and cardiac tamponade caused by blunt trauma; report of a case]
    H Nagahama
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Miyazaki Medical Association Hospital, Miyazaki, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 58:911-4. 2005
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful. He was discharged from the hospital on the 20th day after the operation...
  47. ncbi Five cases of blunt traumatic cardiac rupture: success and failure in surgical management
    Asako Namai
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Hospital Organization Sendai Medical Center, 2 8 8 Miyagino, Miyagino ku, Sendai 983 8520, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:200-4. 2007
    ..We believe that patients with cardiac rupture who are alive when they reach hospital can often be saved by prompt diagnosis and immediate, adequate surgical repairs...
  48. ncbi Right atrial free wall rupture after blunt chest trauma
    Elia De Maria
    Division of Cardiology, S Maria Nuova Hospital, Viale Risorgimento 1, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:946-9. 2007
    ..The right atrium is rarely involved in cardiac contusion as compared to the right ventricle or other cardiac structures, owing to its anatomical location and direction of physical forces...
  49. ncbi [Forensic-medical assessment of pathomorphological changes in the myocardium in blunt chest trauma with an isolated heart contusion]
    V P Novoselov
    Sud Med Ekspert 48:3-5. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi [Current issues in the diagnosis and treatment of penetrating chest trauma]
    Zsolt Szentkereszty
    DE OEC Sebészeti Intézet, Auguszta Sebészeti Központ, 4004 Debrecen, Moricz Zs Krt 22
    Magy Seb 60:199-204. 2007
    ..The authors discuss current issues in the diagnosis and the treatment of penetrating chest injuries based on the analysis of 109 cases...
  51. ncbi Atrial septal rupture, flail tricuspid valve, and complete heart block due to nonpenetrating chest trauma
    Axel Thors
    Department of Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:2207-10. 2007
    ..The patient had minimal problems during the hospital course and subsequently made a full postsurgical recovery...
  52. ncbi Impending rupture of a blunt trauma-induced left ventricular aneurysm: report of a case
    Yasufumi Asai
    Department of Traumatology and Critical Care Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, South 1 West 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo 060 8543, Japan
    Surg Today 37:971-3. 2007
    ..We report this case to show that even a true aneurysm of the left ventricle should be carefully monitored from the early stage, considering the possibility of rupture...
  53. ncbi The double jeopardy of blunt chest trauma: a case report and review
    Subha L Varahan
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Echocardiography 23:235-9. 2006
    ..The importance of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in the early evaluation of patients following blunt chest trauma is also highlighted by this case...
  54. ncbi Outcome of surgical treatment of post-traumatic tricuspid insufficiency
    Xiao Tong Hou
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Anzhen Hospital, Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing 100029, China
    Chin J Traumatol 9:91-3. 2006
    ..To investigate the optimal time and procedure of surgical treatment of traumatic tricuspid insufficiency...
  55. pmc Traumatic ventricular septal defect and tricuspid regurgitation
    S S Kothari
    Heart 91:e41. 2005
  56. ncbi Blunt cardiac injury
    Marie Carmelle Elie
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:542-52. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi Role of streptomycin-sensitive stretch-activated channel in chest wall impact induced sudden death (commotio cordis)
    Arthur R Garan
    New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:433-8. 2005
    ..In this study, a nonselective stretch-activated cation channel was pharmacologically blocked prior to chest blows to determine whether this channel represents a possible pathway by which commotio cordis events occur...
  58. ncbi [Myocardial contusion after blunt thoracic trauma: possible indication for rhythm observation]
    M Oosterloo
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:108-14. 2007
    ..A structured approach to screening and evaluation, as presented in an algorithm, can be used as a guide in the follow-up of patients with myocardial contusion...
  59. ncbi Nitric oxide inhalation is useful in the management of right ventricular failure caused by myocardial contusion
    E Meaudre
    Intensive Care Unit, Military Teaching Hospital, Hopital d Instruction des Armees Sainte Anne, 83800 Toulon Naval, France
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:415-7. 2005
    ..From days 2 through 8, cardiac function continued to improve, and was normal on day 9. Nitric oxide inhalation was stopped on day 4...
  60. ncbi [Recurrent syncope after blunt trauma of the thorax]
    G Michels
    Klinik III für Innere Medizin der Universität zu Köln, Cologne
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1427-9. 2004
    ..Examinations showed a trauma of the left shoulder (reversed Hill-Sachs lesion). After diagnostic procedures, he underwent surgery four weeks later. During the hospital stay, the patient developed angina pectoris, dizziness and syncopes...
  61. ncbi Diagnostic imaging of acute thoracic injury
    Stuart E Mirvis
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 25:156-79. 2004
    ....
  62. ncbi Delayed tamponade following the sudden braking of a speeding vehicle
    Rajiv Bajaj
    Indian Heart J 55:385. 2003
  63. ncbi Blunt chest trauma: an experimental model for heart and lung contusion
    Nai Dong Wang
    Department of Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Trauma 54:744-8. 2003
    ..Experimental models in large animals have been developed previously. This study was aimed at developing a small-animal (rat) model for the purpose of evaluating blunt chest trauma...
  64. ncbi [Heart rupture by closed chest trauma]
    P Corbi
    , , 86000 Poitiers
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 94:1161-5. 2001
    ..Echocardiography has many indications in closed chest trauma. Early surgical intervention is the only treatment of these lesions...
  65. pmc Acquired supravalvar type of left ventricular to right atrial communication following non-penetrating cardiac trauma caused by traffic accident
    N Sasaki
    Heart 89:341. 2003
  66. ncbi Surgeon-performed ultrasonography in patients with traumatic cardiac tamponade
    Chi Hsun Hsieh
    Department of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    ANZ J Surg 72:769-70. 2002
  67. ncbi MR imaging of myocardial haematoma after blunt chest injury
    E Descat
    Unité d imagerie thoracique et cardiovasculaire, Hopital Haut Leveque, Avenue Magellan, 33604 Pessac, France
    Eur Radiol 12:S174-6. 2002
    ..We report two cases of myocardial contusion in which MR imaging, thanks to its contrast capability, was able to assess the presence of a haematoma and in one case to demonstrate the recovery of the lesion...
  68. ncbi A case of broken heart from blunt trauma
    K K Poh
    Cardiac Department, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
    Singapore Med J 43:423-5. 2002
    ..A young man with blunt chest trauma presented acutely in shock as a result of cardiac rupture causing acute bloody tamponade. We discuss the clinical presentation, the importance of rapid and accurate diagnosis and management of such cases...
  69. ncbi [Injuries of the heart--diagnosis and therapy]
    M E Kaiser
    , , , Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93042 Regensburg
    Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr 118:568-71. 2001
    ..ECC and cell saving should be available. The contusion of the heart is monitored by ECG and Troponin tests. The application of a "mini" heart-lung machine in difficult situations could be very useful...
  70. ncbi Successful emergency repair of blunt right atrial rupture after a traffic accident
    Shinji Hirai
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 8:228-30. 2002
    ..In particular, rapid echocardiography and pericardiocentesis via the subxiphoid approach under ultrasonic guidance are easy and helpful methods of making a diagnosis and achieving hemodynamic improvement prior to surgical intervention...
  71. ncbi Acute and long-term clinical significance of myocardial contusion following blunt thoracic trauma: results of a prospective study
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    J Trauma 52:479-85. 2002
    ..The clinical significance of myocardial contusion (MC) following blunt thoracic trauma is still unknown. Accordingly, in this prospective study in a regional trauma center we investigated the acute and long-term clinical significance of MC...
  72. ncbi [The role of cTnI levels in the detection of etiological factors for cardiac contusion]
    Abdullah Sadik Girisgin
    Selcuk Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Ilk ve Acil Yardim Anabilim Dali, Konya
    Ulus Travma Derg 8:82-5. 2002
    ..Cardiac contusion, associated with on blunt chest trauma, was investigated according to changes of CPK, CKMB, ECG and especially cTnI levels...
  73. ncbi [Ventricular fibrillation in a 27-year-old patient with heart contusion]
    Andreas Niedeggen
    Medizinische Klinik II Kardiologie, Kreiskrankenhaus Mechemich, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Bonn
    Med Klin (Munich) 97:410-3. 2002
    ..Patients with a blunt chest trauma often sustain myocardial contusion. The spectrum of symptoms varies from regional myocardial dysfunction to myocardial rupture or sudden cardiac death...
  74. ncbi [Unexplained right ventricle dilatation clarified by a cardiac contusion many years ago]
    K C Sybrandy
    afd. Cardiologie, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1815 JD Alkmaar
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:2443-6. 2001
    ..After electrical cardioversion sinus rhythm was obtained; the patient remained symptom free...
  75. ncbi Myocardial contusion culminating in a ruptured pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle--a case report
    Basil M Rudusky
    The Northeast Cardiovascular Clinic and Research Institute, Wilkes Barre, PA, USA
    Angiology 54:359-62. 2003
    ..A case of myocardial contusion resulting in myocardial necrosis, rupture of the ventricle, and pseudoaneurysm formation with subsequent rupture and sudden death is presented...
  76. ncbi [Right atrium rupture due to blunt trauma]
    Kazuhiro Suzuki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yamaguchi Grand Hospital, Hohu, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 61:188-90. 2008
    ..Blood pressure was recovered, but persistent hemorrhage necessitated emergency thoracotomy, which revealed a laceration at the right atrium near IVC. The injury was sutured to achieve complete hemostasis...
  77. ncbi Transient trifascicular block complicating myocardial contusion after blunt chest trauma: a case report
    Miriam Bortnik
    Cardiology Division, Azienda Ospedaliera Maggiore della Carita, Novara, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:937-40. 2008
    ..The importance of ECG monitoring and biochemical assessment of markers to unmask myocardial contusion is discussed...
  78. ncbi Right atrial rupture in blunt chest trauma
    K Fujiwara
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641-0012, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:476-8. 2001
    ..Then the right atrial rupture was repaired without a cardiopulmonary bypass. The postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on the 14th postoperative day...
  79. ncbi Delayed blow-out type rupture of the right ventricle following blunt chest trauma
    Noriyuki Murai
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shinkatsushika Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:696-8. 2003
    ..Mechanical ventilation was required until the 13th postoperative day because persistent hemothorax. After an operation to reduce a leg fracture, the patient was discharged from the hospital on the 66th postoperative day...
  80. ncbi Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation for cardiogenic shock due to cardiac contusion in an elderly trauma patient
    D J Penney
    Intensive Care Medicine, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Resuscitation 55:337-40. 2002
    ..She was successfully managed with invasive monitoring, inotropic support and IABCP. This case provides support for aggressive resuscitation even in the very elderly as recovery from severe cardiac contusion may be possible...
  81. ncbi Simultaneous rupture of the mitral and tricuspid valves with left ventricular rupture caused by blunt trauma
    Jae Sung Choi
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dongguk University International Hospital, Goyang, Korea
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1371-3. 2008
    ..Surgical experience with this condition has been quite limited. We present a unique case of atrioventricular valve rupture, combined with left ventricular rupture and a brief review of the relevant literature...
  82. doi Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in chest trauma
    Diana Yoon
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Trauma 65:924-6. 2008
  83. ncbi Herniation of the heart into the right pleura following blunt chest trauma--an unusual presentation
    V N Bapat
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Thomas, Hospital, London, UK
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:228-30. 2003
    ..Echocardiography and CT scan helped reinforce our suspicion. Herniation was confirmed at the operation, which was performed through median sternotomy. The patient recovered well without complications...
  84. ncbi The usefulness of serum troponin levels in evaluating cardiac injury
    J N Collins
    Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk 23507-1912, USA
    Am Surg 67:821-5; discussion 825-6. 2001
    ..However, these patients should be monitored at least for 24 hours. Patients suspicious for cardiac contusions who have normal troponins and no other serious injuries may be safely discharged to go home from the emergency department...
  85. pmc Delayed post-traumatic tamponade together with rupture of the tricuspid valve in a 15 year old boy
    T Herbots
    Department of Cardiology, AZ Middelheim, Lindendreef 1, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
    Heart 86:E12. 2001
    ..The problems of the diagnosis and possible causes of late cardiac tamponade and tricuspid regurgitation following this type of accident are discussed...
  86. ncbi [Contribution of color echocardiography to the diagnosis of post-traumatic left ventricular-right atrial septal defect]
    A Haouzi
    Chirurgie cardiovasculaire, CHU Nancy-Brabois,
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 84:257-60. 1991
    ..The diagnosis was eventually made clear by Doppler color flow mapping which was of great value in orienting the surgical procedure...
  87. ncbi Emergency management of cardiac injuries
    Charles E Stewart
    Emerg Med Serv 31:71-3, 75-9, 100; quiz 101. 2002
    ..Advanced providers should re-expand any associated tension pneumothorax and ensure the chest wall is stable. Consider early intubation, since operative intervention is likely...
  88. ncbi Risk factors for 24-hour mortality after traumatic rib fractures owing to motor vehicle accidents: a nationwide population-based study
    Yung Chang Lien
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University and Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1124-30. 2009
    ..We used 3-year population-based data in Taiwan to evaluate risk factors associated with 24-hour mortality among adults with obvious rib fractures and needing hospitalization after traffic accidents...
  89. ncbi Blunt cardiac trauma caused by fatal falls from height: an autopsy-based assessment of the injury pattern
    E E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    J Trauma 57:301-4. 2004
    ..Some clinical studies and case reports have been published on the subject, but a systematic autopsy-based approach to the subject is missing in the literature of recent decades...
  90. ncbi Characteristics of chest injury in falls from heights
    T C Atanasijevic
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University School of Medicine, 31a Deligradska str, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:S315-7. 2009
    ..The aortic ruptures were found in 21%, and the heart injuries in 16% of all cases...
  91. ncbi The modulatory effect of lithium on doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in rat
    Maryam Rahimi Balaei
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Pharmacol 641:193-8. 2010
    ..Lines of evidence point to the cardioprotective effects of lithium against heart injuries. The current study aims to investigate the protective effects of lithium against doxorubicin-induced ..
  92. ncbi Stress-induced arrhythmic disease of the heart--Part I
    F Z Meerson
    Laboratory of Heart Pathophysiology, Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology, Moscow, Russia
    Clin Cardiol 17:362-71. 1994
    This review deals with the following principal concepts: (1) Heart injuries in single severe stress episodes manifested primarily in disturbances of membrane lipid bilayer, sarcolemmal Na, K-pump, and sarcoplasmic Ca-pump with concurrent ..
  93. ncbi [Penetrating knife injury of the heart. Emergency management and definitive treatment: case report and review of the literature]
    J P Stahl
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum der Justus Liebig Universität Giessen
    Unfallchirurg 106:176-81. 2003
    The outcome of patients with penetrating heart injuries depends to a great extent on aggressive primary care and fast transport to the closest appropriate trauma center...
  94. ncbi Survivor of a stingray injury to the heart
    B F Weiss
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 175:33-4. 2001
    ..We report a survivor of a cardiac injury caused by a stingray barb. Penetration of a body cavity by a stingray barb requires early surgical referral and management...
  95. pmc Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-2 by PARP inhibitors
    Adrian C Nicolescu
    Departments of Pharmacology and Pediatrics, Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 387:646-50. 2009
    ..As MMP-2 plays a detrimental role in heart injuries resulting from enhanced nitroxidative stress, where PARP and MMP inhibitors are beneficial, we hypothesized ..
  96. pmc A comparison of methods for assessing penetrating trauma on retrospective multi-center data
    Bilal A Ahmed
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    J Biomed Inform 42:308-16. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi [Heart wounds]
    I Golbasi
    Akdeniz Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği 07070, Antalya
    Ulus Travma Derg 7:167-71. 2001
    ..emergent resuscitation and immediately surgical exploration in patients with penetrating heart wounds and immediate diagnosis by echocardiography and prompt treatment in patients with blunt heart injuries may improve overall survival.
  98. ncbi Heart regeneration in zebrafish
    Kenneth D Poss
    Department of Cell Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, Children s Hospital, 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 298:2188-90. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that zebrafish will be useful for genetically dissecting the molecular mechanisms of cardiac regeneration...
  99. pmc Penetrating trauma to the mitral valve and ventricular septum
    Serkan Topaloglu
    Department of Cardiology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:392-5. 2006
    ..We describe the case of a young man in whom a perimembranous ventricular septal defect and perforation of the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve were caused by a screwdriver wound...
  100. ncbi Antioxidant and antiapoptotic effects of proanthocyanidin and ginkgo biloba extract against doxorubicin-induced cardiac injury in rats
    Noha Ahmed El Boghdady
    Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo, 11562, Egypt
    Cell Biochem Funct 31:344-51. 2013
    ..In conclusion, GSPE and EGb761 mediate their protective effect against DOX-induced cardiac injury through antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiapoptotic mechanisms...
  101. ncbi Blunt cardiac injury
    Jeremy S Bock
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca Street, Seventh Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Cardiol Clin 30:545-55. 2012
    ..Individuals with pain, ECG abnormalities, or hemodynamic instability may require rapid evaluation of the heart by echocardiography and the great vessels by advanced imaging...

Research Grants16

  1. The Role of wnt-Pathway Modulators in Cardioprotection Following Ischemic Injury
    ANTONIS HATZOPOULOS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies focus on the fundamental issue of how stem cells help the heart to recover after myocardial infarction. This knowledge will help shape future therapeutic strategies to treat heart injuries.
  2. The Renin-Angiotensin System, Inflammation and Radiation-induced Brain Injury
    Michael E Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Neural Predictors and RAS Modulation of Radiation-induced Cognitive Impairment
    Michael E Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies should provide information that is likely to lead to treatments that ameliorate radiation-induced brain injury, including cognitive impairment;thereby, addressing one of NCI's new areas of public health emphasis. ..
  4. PUFA-MEDIATED MODULATION OF RAT CATALASE EXPRESSION
    Michael Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  5. PATHOGENESIS OF RADIATION-INDUCED KIDNEY INJURY
    Michael Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies offer the promise of developing rational therapeutic strategies directed at reducing the severity of this dose-limiting morbidity in human beings. ..
  6. Examining the Cellular Heterogeneity of Adult Myocardium Using Transgenic Mice
    Leonard M Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will examine bioeffects in cells and tissues and show how to safely use ultrasound contrast agents in diagnostic imaging. ..
  8. Non-canonical WNT signal transduction and cardiogenesis
    Leonard Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These proposed studies should increase our understanding of the molecular processes that promote the formation of the heart, and may lead to insights into congenital defects. ..
  9. Ischemic Arrest, Cytokines, and Organ Dysfunction
    James Niemann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In aim 3, the effect of anti-TNF therapy on long-term survival and neurologic outcome will be evaluated. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. High Dose Erythropoetin Neuroprotection Trial for Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
    Dean Andropoulos; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will show if babies that are given erythropoetin have fewer delays in development than babies that do not receive the drug. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Effects of AGE/RAGE on Monocytes in Arteriogenesis
    William Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Mechanisms of Myocardial Radiofrequency Scar Expansion
    Rupak Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  14. ULTRASOUND ENHANCEMENT OF CANCER GENE THERAPY
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research will provide a bridge from the basic research breakthrough to specific therapeutic applications and urgently needed clinical research programs utilizing this novel technology. ..
  15. IN VITRO MODEL OF PRECONDITIONING WITH ISOLATED MYOCYTES
    CHARLES GANOTE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  16. BIOEFFECTS OF GAS BODY ACTIVATION IN MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
    Douglas Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..