Prevalence and Clinical Profile of Chiari network in Bangladeshi subjects: Analysis of 1832 subjects by Echocardiography
作者: AKM Monwarul IslamRakesh GuptaAbdullah AS MajumderMohammad Arifur RahmanMd Toufiqur RahmanMohammad UllahMohsin Ahmed
刊名: Cardiovascular Journal, 2019, Vol.11 (2), pp.93-97
来源数据库: Cardiovascular Journal
DOI: 10.3329/cardio.v11i2.40406
原始语种摘要: Background: The Chiari network is mobile, serpentine, filament-like structures occasionally seen in right atrium near the opening of inferior vena cava and coronary sinus. Sometimes it may cause diagnostic confusion with right atrial pathologies.Methods: This was a cross sectional study conducted from September 2017 to August 2018 in a private consultation center in Dhaka. All patients who underwent transthoracic echocardiography were included. Chiari network was diagnosed and any relevant clinical condition was recorded.Results: Out of 1832 echo studies, Chiari network was found in 90 subjects giving a prevalence of 4.91%. More than half (55.6%) had otherwise normal heart, 20% had ischaemic heart disease, 7.8% had cardiomyopathy, 6.7% congenital heart disease, while 3.3% had valvular...
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  • 有时 混乱
  • network 网络
  • valvular 壳瓣的
  • congenital 先天的
  • coronary 冠状的
  • cardiomyopathy 心肌病
  • atrium 围鳃腔
  • confusion 混乱
  • occasionally 混乱
  • heart 心脏
  • diagnostic 诊断的