Case 2: Amlyloidosis with reduced LVEF Patient with progressive dyspnea complaints for almost 1 year. Admitted to our ward with severe heart failure (NYHA IV/IV). The findings on ultrasound were performed with the patient on dobutamine infusion. The ECG showed a sinus tachycardia with microvoltages of the QRS-complex. 2D assessment shows concentric LVH and a […]
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Case: A 71-year old male who was known for several years with asymptomatic moderate concentric left ventricular hypertrophy and a paroxysmal 2nd degree Wenckebach AV-block. He developed heart failure / congestion due to atrial fibrillation with a total AV-block with a junctional rhythm of 45/min. He was admitted and recompensed. The echocardiogram and CMR were […]
Case The following case shows the typical findings on deformation imaging known with this disorder. We present a 30 year old male who was presented to the emergency department with clinical signs of a cardiac tamponade, which was confirmed by ultrasound. After pericardialcynthesis, clinical signs improved. All additional testing for the cause of this effusion […]
Case: The presented case is a 50 year old female without known medical history. She was presented on the E.R. with acute chest pain and dyspnea. The ECG showed ST elevations suggestive of an anterior wall myocardial infarction. An emergency angiography revealed normal coronary arteries and no occlusions. Conventional ultrasound: We performed an ultrasound […]
Case: The following case represents an uncommon form of Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy. This 36 year old female patient had a black medical history. After a stressful event she developed complaints and symptoms of acute heart failure. She was subsequently admitted to the cardiac care unit and treated with intravenous diuretics, oxygen and also required inotropic […]