[Heart involvement in systemic amyloidosis. In vivo diagnosis].


:This is the case of a 42 year-old male with systemic amyloidosis, probably primary, and heart involvement. Physiopathological and clinical aspects are described as well as the rarity of the diagnosis in vivo. The limited aspects of therapy are also described.


Arq Bras Cardiol


Mendes RG,Evora PR,Mendes JA,Haddad J,Carvalho S




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  • Reproducibility of Gadolinium Enhancement Patterns and Wall Thickness in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Reproducibility data of the extent and patterns of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is limited. OBJECTIVE:To explore the reproducibility of regional wall thickness (WT), LGE extent, and LGE patterns in patients with HCM assessed with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR). M...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rodriguez-Granillo GA,Deviggiano A,Capunay C,Zan MC,Carrascosa P

    更新日期:2016-07-01 00:00:00

  • Myocardial deformation by speckle tracking in severe dilated cardiomyopathy.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:The high and increasing prevalence of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) represents a serious public health problem. New technologies are being used aiming at more accurate diagnoses in order to improve therapeutic approach. In this scenario, speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) uses natural myocardial markers ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Abduch MC,Salgo I,Tsang W,Vieira ML,Cruz V,Lima M,Tsutsui JM,Mor-Avi V,Lang RM,Mathias W Jr

    更新日期:2012-09-01 00:00:00

  • Death and disability in patients with sleep apnea--a meta-analysis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Several studies have been attempting to ascertain the risks of Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) and its morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE:The main objective was to verify whether SAS increases the risk of death; the secondary objective was to evaluate its morbidity in relation to cardiovascular disease and the n...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章,meta分析,评审


    authors: Fonseca MI,Pereira T,Caseiro P

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • Cardiovascular risk in vegetarians and omnivores: a comparative study.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Clinical and epidemiological studies have demonstrated a strong association between eating habits and chronic diseases, particularly cardiovascular events, although not all the mechanisms of action are understood. OBJECTIVE:To describe and analyze the cardiovascular risk (CVR) in vegetarians and omnivores r...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Teixeira Rde C,Molina Mdel C,Zandonade E,Mill JG

    更新日期:2007-10-01 00:00:00

  • [Ablation therapy of type I atrial flutter with radiofrequency].

    abstract::PURPOSE--To present initial experience on radiofrequency (RF) ablation of atrial flutter (AFL) guided by anatomic and electrophysiologic parameters. METHODS--Eight patients (six males), mean-age of 42 +/- 17.5 years with chronic type I AFL (mean cycle length of 251 +/- 14.3 msec, range 240 to 280 msec) were undergone ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Cruz Filho FE,Fagundes ML,Boghossian S,Vanheusden LM,Ribeiro JC,Villacorta H,Maia IG

    更新日期:1995-04-01 00:00:00

  • Role of echocardiography in the ventricular assessment of the transplanted heart versus heart rejection.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Heart transplantation is an alternative for individuals with end-stage heart disease. However, episodes of heart rejection (HR) are frequent and increase morbidity and mortality, requiring the use of an accurate non-invasive exam for their diagnosis, since endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) is not a complication-fr...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Miguel GA,Rojas SS,Vieira RW,Silva JP,Abensur H

    更新日期:2012-11-01 00:00:00

  • High dose of amiodarone in a short-term period reduces the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate whether oral amiodarone administered before surgery for a short period in high dose would reduce the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter and reduces the length of hospital stay. METHODS:In the double-blind, randomized study, 93 patients were given either oral amiod...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Alcalde RV,Guaragna JC,Bodanese LC,Castro I,Sussenbach E,Noer R,Goldani MA,Feier F,Petracco JB

    更新日期:2006-09-01 00:00:00

  • Left ventricular hypertrophy evaluation in obese hypertensive patients: effect of left ventricular mass index criteria.

    abstract:PURPOSE:To evaluate left ventricular mass (LVM) index in hypertensive and normotensive obese individuals. METHODS:Using M mode echocardiography, 544 essential hypertensive and 106 normotensive patients were evaluated, and LVM was indexed for body surface area (LVM/BSA) and for height2 (LVM/h2). The 2 indexes were then...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rosa EC,Moyses VA,Sesso RC,Plavnik FL,Ribeiro FF,Kohlmann NE,Ribeiro AB,Zanella MT,Kohlmann O Jr

    更新日期:2002-04-01 00:00:00

  • [Thrombolytic therapy in deep venous thrombosis. Initial clinical experience].

    abstract::Four cases of proximal deep venous thrombosis treated with streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator are reported. Therapy monitorization was performed by ultrasonography with color Doppler and thrombolytic agents were used by venous infusion. There was complete lysis in two cases, and the mean rate of venous rec...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Albuquerque LC,Silveira F,Zago AJ,Bettio J,Petracco JB

    更新日期:1997-02-01 00:00:00

  • Mild stunting is associated with higher blood pressure in overweight adolescents.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Studies have shown that pre/postnatal undernutrition leads to higher risk of non communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity in adulthood. OBJECTIVE:To determine whether overweight adolescents with mild stunting [height-for-age Z scores (HAZ) in the range <-1 to ≥ -2] have higher blood ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Clemente AP,Santos CD,Silva AA,Martins VJ,Marchesano AC,Fernandes MB,Albuquerque MP,Sawaya AL

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Arterial Stiffness Use for Early Monitoring of Cardiovascular Adverse Events due to Anthracycline Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients. A Pilot Study.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Chemotherapy with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide, although efficient for treating breast cancer, is associated with cardiovascular complications. Recent studies seek to identify methods that can early detect cardiological and vascular changes as a strategy to decrease the incidence of cardiovascular comorb...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Souza CA,Simões R,Borges KBG,Oliveira AN,Zogeib JB,Alves B,Malachias MVB,Drummond-Lage AP,Rezende BA

    更新日期:2018-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Supravalvular aortic stenosis in two black patients].

    abstract::Two male black patients, 18 and 12-year-old, with mental retardation and typical elfin face, presented with severe supravalvular aortic stenosis, thus characterizing Williams's or aortic supravalvular stenosis syndrome. Both were submitted to surgical treatment of the stenosis, and are asymptomatic after a one and fou...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Benchimol CB,Araújo JO,Féres JG,Carvalho LA,Przytyk RN,Netto MS,Moll J,Gomes EF,Araújo Filho R,Saad E

    更新日期:1991-10-01 00:00:00

  • Right sinus of Valsalva aneurysm causing extrinsic coronary compression.

    abstract::Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare cardiac disorder. It is more frequently a congenital, but it may also be an acquired condition. Takayasu's disease is an extremely rare cause of this disorder. Most cases of unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm are asymptomatic. Compression of the left coronary artery is an unusua...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dias RR,Camurça FD,Leite Filho OA,Stolf NA

    更新日期:2009-06-01 00:00:00

  • [Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. Natural development of the right ventricle].

    abstract::A case of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum and a hypoplastic right ventricle, with three wall formed portions, that became naturally well developed until 2 years of age, is related. A Blalock-Taussig shunt had been performed early in life. Z value of tricuspid valve of 0.3 and left ventricular in ECG h...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Atik E,Cury A,Albuquerque AM,Ikari NM,Barbero-Marcial M,Ebaid M

    更新日期:1995-01-01 00:00:00

  • [Left ventricular mechanics in Chagas' disease and dilated cardiomyopathy: echocardiographic study].

    abstract::For purposes of studying left ventricular mechanics, 184 chronic chagasic and 85 primary cardiomyopathy patients were submitted to an extensive invasive (LV cine, right and left cardiac catheterization and coronarography) and non-invasive protocol. The afterload, (mean wall stress), the contractile status (ejection fr...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Guerrero L,Carrasco H,Parada H,Molina C,Chuecos R

    更新日期:1989-07-01 00:00:00

  • Effect of penicillin G every three weeks on oral microflora by penicillin resistant Viridans Streptococci.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Benzathine penicillin G every 3 weeks is the standard protocol for secondary prophylaxis for recurrent rheumatic fever. OBJECTIVE:Assess the effect of Benzathine penicillin G on Streptococcus sanguinis and Streptococcus oralis in patients with cardiac valvular disease due to rheumatic fever receiving second...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Aguiar AA,Sampaio RO,Sampaio JL,Spina GS,Neves RS,Moreira LF,Grinberg M

    更新日期:2012-05-01 00:00:00

  • Importance of HDL-c for the occurrence of cardiovascular disease in the elderly.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Studies on the impact of HDL-c and the occurrence of cardiovascular disease (CV) in the elderly are scarce. OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the clinical and laboratory variables and the occurrence of CV events in elderly patients stratified according to the behavior of HDL-c during an eight-year follow up. METHODS:W...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Freitas EV,Brandão AA,Pozzan R,Magalhães ME,Fonseca F,Pizzi O,Campana E,Brandão AP

    更新日期:2009-09-01 00:00:00

  • [Inadequate blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus].

    abstract:BACKGROUND:There is evidence indicating that blood pressure control is more effective in reducing macrovascular complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) than glycemic control. However, the reduction in BP to levels recommended by international guidelines is difficult in clinical practice. OBJECTIVE:To assess the percen...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pinto LC,Ricardo ED,Leitão CB,Kramer CK,Zanatta CM,Gross JL,Canani LH

    更新日期:2010-05-01 00:00:00

  • [Coronary arteriography with a very low profile catheter: efficacy and safety of the procedure and of the 60 minute hospital discharge].

    abstract:PURPOSE:To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy and safety of the use of 4F Judkins catheters for coronary angiography. METHODS:From August/95 to January/96, 70 patients with suspected coronary artery disease underwent coronary cineangiography by the Judkins technique, with 4F catheters. Following puncture of the right ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Berti S,Feres F,Castro D,Gusmão M,Staico R,Padilha R,Chaves A,Centemero M,Mattos LA,Sousa A,Sousa JE

    更新日期:1998-01-01 00:00:00

  • Isolated unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis: evaluation of natural and long term evolution after corrective surgery.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis is an uncommon isolated anomaly and since 1978 only 119 cases have been reported. In general the condition presents as pulmonary hypertension (PH) in children and hemoptysis in adults. Interventions such as pulmonary artery reconstruction and lobectomies were performed in ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Atik E,Tanamati C,Kajita L,Barbero-Marcial M

    更新日期:2006-10-01 00:00:00

  • Effects of aerobic and anaerobic exercise on cardiac risk variables in overweight adults.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Aerobic exercise is an important ally in the fight against cardiovascular risk factors. However, the effects of high-intensity exercise on these factors are still poorly known. OBJECTIVE:To compare the effects of aerobic and anaerobic exercise protocols on cardiac risk factors. METHODS:22 individuals with ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Moreira MM,Souza HP,Schwingel PA,Sá CK,Zoppi CC

    更新日期:2008-10-01 00:00:00

  • Cystatin C, CRP, log TG/HDLc and metabolic syndrome are associated with microalbuminuria in hypertension.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:In patients with systemic hypertension, microalbuminuria is a marker of endothelial damage and is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVE:To determine the factors that may lead to the occurrence of microalbuminuria in hypertensive patients with serum creatinine lower than 1.5...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Moura Rdo S,Vasconcelos DF,Freitas E,Moura FJ,Rosa TT,Veiga JP

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • Arterial hypertension and family care: care provided to hypertensive individuals in a small municipality in Southern Brazil.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Based on the analysis of indicators which express the rationale of the actions of the program, we developed a cross-sectional study to assess the performance of a Family Healthcare Team as regards the care provided to individuals with arterial hypertension living in a small municipality. METHODS:The study ca...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: de Sousa LB,de Souza RK,Scochi MJ

    更新日期:2006-10-01 00:00:00

  • Heart rate recovery after treadmill electrocardiographic exercise stress test and 24-hour heart rate variability in healthy individuals.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Heart rate recovery after treadmill electrocardiographic exercise stress test is modulated by the autonomic nervous system. Analysis of heart rate variability can provide useful information about autonomic control of the cardiovascular system. OBJECTIVE:The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis of ass...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Antelmi I,Chuang EY,Grupi CJ,Latorre Mdo R,Mansur AJ

    更新日期:2008-06-01 00:00:00

  • Hyperkalemia during spironolactone use in patients with decompensated heart failure.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:The incidence of hyperkalemia related to spironolactone use is low in stable heart failure; however, it has not been studied during decompensation. OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the influence of spironolactone on serum potassium in decompensated heart failure (HF). METHODS:In a cohort study, patients that had been...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lima MV,Ochiai ME,Cardoso JN,Morgado PC,Munhoz RT,Barretto AC

    更新日期:2008-09-01 00:00:00

  • Cardiovascular risks of androgen deprivation therapy.

    abstract::Prostate adenocarcinoma is the most common cancer type in the male sex after skin cancer. Among the several types of treatment for prostate cancer, the androgen deprivation therapy has been highly recommended in patients with metastatic or locally advanced disease, which probably results in increased survival. However...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Ribeiro AF,Camara C,Segre CA,Srougi M,Serrano CV Jr

    更新日期:2010-09-01 00:00:00

  • The signal-averaged electrocardiogram of atrial activation in patients with or without paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To analyze the parameters of the time domain P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram (P-SAECG) and compare them with the P-wave duration on the conventional electrocardiogram (P on ECG) as well as the left atrium diameter (LAD) and left ventricular ejection fraction (EF) obtained on the echocardiogram in ord...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Moreira JO,Moffa PJ,Uchida AH,Tobias NM,Grupi CJ,Luna Filho B,Tarasoutchi F

    更新日期:2006-11-01 00:00:00

  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy causing transitory ventricular dysfunction.

    abstract::This is the report of a 74-year-old female patient with a history of systemic hypertension and peripheral vascular disease who presented acute coronary syndrome symptoms. Coronary angiography showed coronary arteries with no significant obstructions. Ventriculography and echocardiography showed akinesia in mid and api...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Alves AA,Kowatsch I,Tsutsui JM,Nicolau JC,Lima MF,Mathias W Jr

    更新日期:2008-03-01 00:00:00

  • [Acute effects of propafenone in patients with ventricular pre-excitation].

    abstract:PURPOSE:To evaluate the electrophysiological effects of intravenous propafenone in the anterograde and retrograde effective refractory period of the accessory pathways (AP), in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. METHODS:Forty symptomatic patients were studied. All patients were undergone to electrophysiolog...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Maia IG,Cruz Filho F,Fagundes ML,Loyola LH,Pimenta J,Lorga AM

    更新日期:1993-07-01 00:00:00

  • Uhl's anomaly. Differential diagnosis and indication for cardiac transplantation in an infant.

    abstract::We report the case of an 8-month-old female infant with Uhl's anomaly, who underwent successful cardiac transplantation. The clinical findings, complementary laboratory tests, anatomic findings, and differential diagnosis of the anomaly are discussed. ...

    journal_title:Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ikari NM,Azeka E,Aiello VD,Atik E,Barbero-Marcial M,Ebaid M

    更新日期:2001-07-01 00:00:00