valsalva maneuver

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valsalva maneuver

The procedure of raising the pressure in the nasal passage or the naspharynx by forcible expiration with the mouth closed and the nostrils pinched to clear the eustachian tubes. This maneuver usually is executed during descent in response to a fullness or pressure in the ears.
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The echocardiogram was performed without doing Valsalva maneuver.
KEYWORD: Sinus of Valsalva, Aortic aneurysm, Heart block, Echocardiography.
KEY WORDS: Valsalva Maneuver; Tilt-Table Test; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Autonomic Nervous System
Sinus of Valsalva (SOV) aneurysm is defined as either the dilatation of one or more of the aortic sinuses located between the aortic valve annulus and the sinotubular junction or a crescentic/tubular-shaped outpouching extending from the body or apex of a normally sized SOV (1-3).
Bicuspid Aortic Valve: An Unusual Cause of Aneurysm of Left Coronary Sinus of Valsalva.
Keywords: Valsalva retinopathy, Terson syndrome, sub-internal limiting membrane cavity, central serous chorioretinopathy, retinitis
Differential diagnosis includes sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, muscular ventricular septum aneurysm, membranous ventricular septal defect.
At six months, she had no pain or bulging in the right chest upon cough or Valsalva.
Ambos os casos foram submetidos aos seguintes procedimentos: anamnese, audiometria tonal por via aerea e via ossea, logoaudiometria, imitanciometria (timpanometria e pesquisa dos reflexos estapedianos contralaterais), pesquisa do Weber audiometrico, pesquisa do fenomeno de Tulio e manobra de Valsalva.
Objetivo: Analisar a resposta cardiovascular, usando como parametro a frequencia cardiaca (FC), pressao arterial sistolica (PAS) e duplo-produto (DP), em tres diferentes tipos de respiracao, definidos em respiracao ativa (RA), respiracao passiva (RP) e Manobra de Valsalva (MV).
The palpitations were still happening and I was now becoming increasingly anxious, as my usual tricks of gulping down copious amounts of water and trying a covert Valsalva manoeuvre had failed to stop the irregular beats.
The Valsalva maneuver is familiar to scuba divers who use it to clear their ears during a dive.