Smartphone Twelve Lead Electrocardiogram Utility In ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Condition:   ST Elevated Myocardial Infarction Intervention:   Device: Alivecor Heart Monitor Sponsor:   INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center Completed
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Publication date: Available online 14 September 2019Source: Heart &LungAuthor(s): Zenghui Zhang, Jun GuoAbstractBackgroundLeft ventricular aneurysm (LVA) is a severe complication of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and is associated with poor prognosis due to high mortality. However, predictors of LVA formation in early period are inadequately defined.ObjectivesThe purpose of this study is to determine potential predictors of LVA formation in early period (
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Kurisu S, Nitta K, Sumimoto Y, Ikenaga H, Ishibashi K, Fukuda Y, Kihara Y Abstract Objective The frontal QRS-T angle on a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) has recently become accepted as a variable of ventricular repolarization. We compared the effects of myocardial perfusion defect (MPD) on the frontal QRS-T angle between anterior and inferior myocardial infarction (MI) using single-photon emission computed tomography. Methods The frontal QRS-T angle was defined as the absolute value of the difference between the frontal plane QRS axis and T-wave axis. A QRS-T angle more than 90° was considered abnorma...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Abstract The TWIK-related K+ channel (TREK-1) is a two-pore-domain potassium channel that produces background leaky potassium currents. TREK-1 has a protective role against ischemia-induced neuronal damage. TREK-1 is also expressed in the heart, but its role in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (IR)-induced injury has not been examined. In the current study, we used a TREK-1 knockout (KO) mouse model to show that TREK-1 has a critical role in the cardiac I/R-induced injury and during remodeling after myocardial infarction (MI). At baseline, TREK-1 KO mice had similar blood pressure and heart rate as the wild-type (W...
Source: Pflugers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology - Category: Physiology Authors: Tags: Pflugers Arch Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 September 2019Source: Indian Heart JournalAuthor(s): Abhishek C. Sawant, Aishwarya Bhardwaj, Shantanu Srivatsa, Srilekha Sridhara, Meghana Prakash Hiriyur Prakash, Nidhi Kanwar, Janelle Rodriguez, Gary Tse, Tong Liu, Arnav Kumar, Hiroko Beck, Sanjay S. SrivatsaAbstractBackgroundFrontal QRST Angle (FQRST) has previously been correlated with mortality in patients with stable coronary artery disease, but its role as survival predictor following STEMI remains unknown.MethodsWe evaluated 267 consecutive patients with STEMI undergoing reperfusion or coronary artery bypass grafting. Data asses...
Source: Indian Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
DiscussionRemote monitoring may improve clinical outcome if it uncovers conditions with low symptom burden which cause or indicate an increased risk. A simple and easily implementable response to the information is important. Cardiac arrhythmias frequently start as asymptomatic, shorter lasting, and nightly events. The BIO-GUARD-MI trial represents the first attempt to simplify the response to the rather complex nature of heart arrhythmias.Trial registrationClinical Trials,NCT02341534. Registered on 19 January 2015.
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
We examined the incidence of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTNI) level elevation, electrocardiogram (ECG) findings, and data on clinical management.ResultsAmong the TGA patients, 17 (8.4%) exhibited elevated levels of hs-cTNI. Although none of the patients had ST elevation, 12 (6.7%) showed QTc prolongation and 11 (6.1%) an inverted T wave on ECG. No typical clinical symptoms suggestive of myocardial infarction were present in any of the cases, however, 17 (8.4%) patients complained of mild somatic symptoms. Patients with hs-cTNI level elevation had a significantly greater likelihood of a history of coronary hear...
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
We present a case where myocardial ischemia on non-ECG-gated CECT corroborated clinical and electrocardiographic information allowing for the early diagnosis and treatment of an atypical presentation of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) prior to troponin elevation.
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Abstract Objectives: Incomplete ST-segment elevation resolution (STR) occasionally occurs despite successful revascularization of epicardial coronary artery after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI). The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the degree of STR and the severity of microvascular dysfunction. Methods: A total of 73 consecutive patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who underwent successful PPCI were evaluated. Serial 12-lead electrocardiography was performed at baseline and at 90 minutes after PPCI. Microvascular dysfunction was ...
Source: Cardiology Research and Practice - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiol Res Pract Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe long-term use of opioid and cannabinoid medications to control chronic pain and treat opioid use disorders now involves a large proportion of the population in the United States. Yet, the cardiovascular risks of opioids are not well understood. This systematic review summarizes the current literature to assess the potential cardiovascular disease risks associated with opioid and cannabinoid medications.Recent FindingsThe role of long-term methadone use in increasing QT interval among people receiving methadone treatment for substance use disorders is well established. Routine electrocardiogram ...
Source: Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
lez J Abstract A new or presumably new left bundle branch block along with ischemic symptoms has traditionally been considered an electrocardiographic equivalent of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, which should be brought to emergent reperfusion. However, several criteria have been proposed for its definition, but none has reached out an optimal diagnostic yield. Below we detail these criteria, their main problems and the advantages they have shown. PMID: 31448761 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos de Cardiologia de Mexico - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arch Cardiol Mex Source Type: research
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