Amyloid Heart Disease
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)
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This case illustrates amyloid heart disease in a 77 year old man who presented with heart failure signs and symptoms.
KeywordsAmyloid heart disease Heart failure TTE
Thickened inter atrial septum and valves, biatrial enlargement and pericardial effusion (AVI 5802 kb)
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