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Have rates of statin use for secondary prevention improved over the last decade? Do disparities still exist by gender or racial/ethnic groups?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
Conclusion EMC should be considered first from an EEâs perspective, addressing concerns at the PCB level. MEs can get involved when enclosing the PCB or device. This is a collaborative effort. Both specialties should work through planning and execution. The ability to leverage a range of materials and components for EM enclosures allows engineers to make informed choices to meet the EMC requirements of a device. When considered at early stages, engineers can make EM an integral part of the design approach.
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CASE SUMMARY: A 62-year-old previously healthy man presented with left lower quadrant pain and fever. Physical examination showed left lower quadrant peritonitis. Computed tomography scan showed a pelvic abscess with extraluminal air (Fig. 1). Intravenous antibiotics were started, and CT-guided percutaneous drainage was performed. The drain was removed 1 week after discharge. One week later, he presented with dysuria and pneumaturia and was started on antibiotics. Colonoscopy confirmed diverticulosis with no other mucosal abnormalities. He underwent a successful laparoscopic sigmoidectomy with colovesical fistula takedown.
Background Diabetes mellitus predicts poorer outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but the magnitude of this association in patients at older ages remains controversial. Methods Data were extracted from the Codi Infart database. All consecutive patients with diagnosis of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) between 2010 and 2015 were included. We assessed the impact of diabetes mellitus on 30-day and one-year mortality in patients aged less than and at least 75 years. Results A total of 12 792 cases were registered, of whom...
This study was performed to evaluate the relationship between the CHA2DS2-VASc score and no-reflow (NR) phenomena in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). A total number of 428 consecutive patients with NSTEMI were assessed for this study. Patients were divided into 2 groups, those with NR, NR(+) (n=84), and those without NR, NR(-) (n=307), according to their post-PCI, no-reflow status. The CHA2DS2-VASc score was significantly higher in the NR(+) group compared to the NR(-) (3.48 ± 1.19 vs 1.81 ± 0.82, P
Conclusion was associated a higher possibility of post-PCI acute kidney injury and did not seem to improve 30-day or 1-year clinical outcomes. Patients undergoing staged CR during the same hospitalization had better clinical outcomes.
Conclusion The best algorithm to localise the culprit artery includes ST-elevation in leads II and V6 related to Cx, and ST-elevation in leads III, aVF and V3 related to right coronary artery. Our algorithm has been validated internally and externally, and works better than other previously published algorithms.
Conclusion: Sirolimus-eluting Stentys stent may represent a potential solution for specific coronary anatomies such as bifurcation, ectasic, or tapered vessels. Risk of stent thrombosis appears related to clinical presentation with STEMI and to anatomic features, stressing the importance of the use of intracoronary imaging for self-expandable stents implantation.
Conclusions DCB angioplasty for de novo small coronary lesions in the real-world environment in Japan is effective with acceptable 12-month outcomes.
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