Angioplasty at an invasive-treatment center reduced mortality compared with first-contact thrombolysis: COMMENTARY
- MORPHOLOGICAL ABNORMALITIES REVEALED AFTER SUCCESSFUL INTRA-ARTERIAL THROMBOLYSIS OF INFRA-INGUINAL NATIVE ARTERIES AND BYPASSES. Sandbaek, G.; Staxrud, L.E.; Rosen, L.; Kolmannskog, F. // Acta Radiologica;Jan1999, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p23
Examines the morphological abnormalities after intra-arterial thrombolysis of infra-inguinal native arteries and bypasses. Prevalence of stenoses as abnormality; Treatment of stenosis with balloon angioplasty; Presence of abnormalities after intra-arterial thrombolysis.
- A crusty scribe sends a letter from the heart. Baisden, Harry L. // AHA News;07/10/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 27, p7
Presents an article about undergoing quadruple bypass surgery for the treatment of a heart attack in Reno, Nevada. Services at the Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno; Benefits from the health care system; Insights gained from the experience.
- Reduced In-Hospital Mortality Following Intracoronary Streptokinase Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Salem, Bakr I.; Gowda, Siddhesh; Haikal, Maged // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1987, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p215
Reduced short-term mortality following thrombolytic treatment of acute myocardial infarction has been reported by earlier studies. This study was performed to compare data from our institution with such results. From January, 1984, through January, 1986, a total of 628 consecutive patients were...
- Fluorouracil. // Reactions Weekly;3/13/2004, Issue 992, p8
Discusses research being done on the side effects of fluorounacil in a patient with advanced cervical adenocarcinoma. Reference to a study by J. D. Abbott and colleagues, published in the November/ December 2003 issue of the "Angiology"; Occurrence of myocardial infarction and spontaneous...
- IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY: Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm following myocardial infarction. Ropers, D.; Achenbach, S.; Pfeiffer, S. // Heart;May2004, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p555
An asymptomatic 61 year old man with a history of coronary artery disease, including coronary artery bypass surgery, presented for routine examination after a lateral myocardial infarction treated by thrombolysis five months previously. Physical examination was unremarkable. Echocardiography...
- The relationship between coronary slow flow phenomenon and coronary calcium score. Oz, Ozgur; Bayram, Nihal Akar; Durmaz, Tahir; Keles, Telat; Akcay, Murat; Bozkurt, Engin // Perfusion;Mar2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p97
Aim: Coronary slow flow phenomenon (CSFP) is an angiographic finding characterized by delayed distal vessel opacification without any significant epicardial coronary artery disease. Several studies have suggested that CSFP might be a form of atherosclerosis. The present study was aimed to...
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p52
The article discusses studies on coronary disease intervention. It cites the Norwegian Study on District Treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) on percutaneous coronary intervention for treating STEMI patients with thrombolysis in rural areas. It mentions a report on the...
- Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after acute... Wasvary, Harry; Shannon, Francis // American Surgeon;Aug97, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p710
Presents a study on the appropriate timing for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Patients and methods used in the study; Myocardial infraction/coronary artery disease characteristics; Results of the study; Conclusion.
- Urokinase For Thrombolysis Of Autologous Vein Graft. Chan, Albert W. // Internet Journal of Radiology;2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p28
A 78 year-old man underwent angioplasty for a tight stenosis at the distal anastomosis of the autologous vein graft bypass of the femoral-popliteal artery at 7 years after the surgery. The patient failed to take anti-platelet medications after the procedure, and was found to have a total...