cardiac aneurysms meaning

  "cardiac aneurysms" in a sentence
[Medicine]
An aneurysmal dilatation of a portion of the wall of the ventricle,usually the left,or,rarely,a saccular protrusion through it (false aneurysm of the heart). It is usually consequent to myocardial infarction but other causes such as bacterial endocarditis or trauma have been described. (Dorland,28th ed)

Examples

  1. The cause was a cardiac aneurysm, his family said.
  2. The cause of death was a cardiac aneurysm.
  3. Kawasaki is the leading cause of acquired heart disease among children, causing cardiac aneurysms, arrhythmias and heart attacks.

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