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At the conclusion of the procedure, no durotomy or leakage of CSF was noted, and a Valsalva maneuver as well as watertight fascial closure was performed.
Varicocele grading was done in accordance with the World Health Organization's criteria: grade I, veins of spermatic cords are palpable with valsalva maneuver; grade II, veins of spermatic cords are palpable without valsalva maneuver; grade III, veins of spermatic cords are visible through skin without valsalva maneuver (1).
Ambulatory assessment of cardiac autonomic function in Chagas' heart disease patients based on indexes of R-R interval variation in the Valsalva maneuver.
The physical exam, electrocardiogram, and chest radiograph were compatible with rheumatic mitral regurgitation or hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, but the quality of the murmur, ejection rather than pansystolic or late systolic, and its accentuation by the Valsalva maneuver favored a diagnosis of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
I called the cardiologist and explained that this patient did not appear to have unstable angina; rather, she presented with a pattern of Valsalva-related angina that was relieved with techniques that reduced the performance of a Valsalva maneuver.
Review the modes of onset and termination for clues to the specific type of tachycardia, including features such as the rate of acceleration and the response to medication and the Valsalva maneuver.
The 59-year-old cancer survivor was doing a Pilates stretching exercise known as a Valsalva maneuver when she reported that her 'body swallowed one of the implants'.
8) Many inguinal hernias are not present at rest and only appear with the Valsalva maneuver or with the patient standing (Fig.
At the onset of this phonation, sympathetic vibrations will be felt in the mouth or perhaps the throat, but there should be no sensation remotely approximating that of the Valsalva maneuver.
Then clinically observed the incontinence without strain, during valsalva maneuver and then with cough to see and confirm the presence and severity of the incontinence .
Some patients can be seen actually bearing down during the breath hold, as in a valsalva maneuver, which has the effect of compromising the capillary blood flow, and inhibiting increased gas exchange, decreasing DLCO.
To show influence of the comb filter on the PD50 measurement, the PPG and ECG signals were recorded while the subject was carrying out the Valsalva maneuver [13].