Correlation of ECG Findings with Age, Sex, Co-morbid Conditions and Angiographic Presentation among Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients in South India.

Conclusion: Those criteria help in predicting the culprit artery; but they cannot replace the invasive procedure in confirming culprit vessel. Conclusion: Those criteria help in predicting the culprit artery; but they cannot replace the invasive procedure in confirming culprit vessel. PMID: 31793265 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research

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ConclusionIn a contemporary all-comers South-East Asian registry with high rate of diabetes mellitus, AES was found to be efficacious with a low incidence of MACE observed at 12-month follow-up.
Source: IJC Heart and Vasculature - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The hypothesis that female pattern baldness is a marker for increased risk of CAD events has been studied and established as part of the present study. Further, extensive studies on the effect of other variables with a larger sample size need to be conducted.
Source: International Journal of Trichology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Rationale: Peripheral arterial diseases (PADs) is defined as a systemic arterial disorders involving the lower extremity arteries, iliac, and carotid, which is developed more common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) than individual with normal renal function. Concurrence of mesenteric artery disease and lower extremity artery disease (LEAD) is rare. The presence of PADs in patients receiving hemodialysis leads to a dramatic increase in risk of cardiovascular mortality. However, the early diagnosis of PADs in patient with CKD remains a challenge to nephrologists, which adds an adverse effect on prognosis. Pat...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
an M, Tekin A Abstract OBJECTIVE: Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to be associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). In addition, there are studies suggesting that hyperuricemia is an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis, whereas the relationship between the combination of these 2 parameters and severity of CAD remains unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the combination of vitamin D deficiency and hyperuricemia and the extent of CAD. METHODS: A total of 502 patients who had experienced myocardial infarction (MI) were included in this cross-sectional study. Th...
Source: Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars Source Type: research
In conclusion, supraphysiological doses of protein supplements, anabolic steroids, and other nutritional products bear a risk factor for CAD.
Source: Journal of Cardiology Cases - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: Park GM, Lee CH, Lee SW, Yun SC, Kim YH, Kim YG, Won KB, Ann SH, Kim SJ, Yang DH, Kang JW, Lim TH, Koh EH, Lee WJ, Kim MS, Park JY, Kim HK, Choe J, Lee SG Abstract BACKGROUND: There are limited data on the impact of diabetes control on the risk of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. METHODS: We analyzed 6,434 consecutive asymptomatic individuals without previous history of coronary artery disease who underwent coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) (mean age, 53.7±7.6 years and 4,694 men [73.0%]). The degree and extent of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis were assessed by CCTA, an...
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
ConclusionAn electrical storm is a relatively rare and fatal complication of acute myocardial infarction. It is important that the treatment choices for this condition are known by non-cardiologist physicians who might encounter this rare condition.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: The Gensini scores of patients in the stress hyperglycemia group and the elevated FBG group were significantly higher than those in the control group. RBG and FBG were positively correlated with the Gensini score in AMI patients, and FBG was an independent risk factor for the Gensini score in AMI patients. PMID: 31737681 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Written by Pendell Meyers, submitted by Siva Vittozzi-WongA man in his 30s with history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes presented with chest pain which started 12 hours prior to presentation. The pain was described as pressure, constant for 12 hours, radiating to the jaw, with left arm numbness. Initial vitals were significant for bradycardia at 45 beats per minute.Here is his presenting ECG with active pain:What do you think?Here was the prior EKG on file:The emergency medicine resident (who has received lectures from me on hyperacute T-waves, suble OMI, etc) documented the following interpretation:" In...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Written by Pendell Meyers, submitted by Siva Vittozzi-WongA man in his 30s with history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes presented with chest pain which started 12 hours prior to presentation. The pain was described as pressure, constant for 12 hours, radiating to the jaw, with left arm numbness. Initial vitals were significant for bradycardia at 45 beats per minute.Here is his presenting ECG with active pain:What do you think?Here was the prior EKG on file:The emergency medicine resident (who has received lectures from me on hyperacute T-waves, suble OMI, etc) documented the following interpretation:" In...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
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