The "Blue Toe" Syndrome with Renal Atheroembolism and Failure
- Impact of chronic kidney disease on the severity of initially diagnosed coronary artery disease and the patient prognosis in the Japanese population. Yagi, Hidenori; Kawai, Makoto; Komukai, Kimiaki; Ogawa, Takayuki; Minai, Kosuke; Nagoshi, Tomohisa; Ogawa, Kazuo; Sekiyama, Hiroshi; Taniguchi, Ikuo; Yoshimura, Michihiro // Heart & Vessels;Jul2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p370
This study evaluated the relationship between the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) and traditional coronary risk factors, metabolic syndrome, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Three hundred and forty-three patients (35-90 years of age) with initial diagnosis of CAD were separated into...
- More evidence that earlobe creases mean trouble for CAD patients. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p50
Presents an abstract on the article `Diagonal Earlobe Creases and Prognosis in Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease,' by W.J. Elliott and L.H. Powell published in the February 1996 issue of the `American Journal of Medicine'.
- Neglecting women's hearts. // Consumer Reports on Health;May94, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p54
Reports on the study about the frequency of diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions for coronary heart disease among women. Comparison with attitudes of men on tests; Relevance of gender on the diagnosis and treatment of coronary disease.
- TIA: How to know which patients will have major vascular events. // Geriatrics;Aug93, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p67
Reports on a study indicating the characteristics which predict the occurrence of a major vascular event in a patient who has had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. Presence of diabetes; Computerized tomography evidence of a border zone infarct; Independent risk factors.
- Diagnosing CAD. // Geriatrics;Jan98, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p25
Focuses on the utilization of an arbutamine HCl injection (GenESA) system to diagnose coronary artery disease (CAD). Details on the system; Statistical findings of clinical trials using the system.
- What erodes the female CHD advantage. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;3/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p110
Presents the reprint of `Risk factors that attenuate the female coronary disease advantage,' by WB Kannel, PWF Wilson in `Arch Intern Med 1995.'
- CAD: It's not only what you eat, but what eats you. // Modern Medicine;Jan95, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p42
Presents an abstract of the article `Hostility in Asymptomatic Men With Angiographically Confirmed Coronary Artery Disease,' by J.C. Barefoot, J.C. Patterson et al from the American Journal of Cardiology dated September, 1994.
- Measure troponin T when assessing risk in patients with unstable CAD. // Modern Medicine;Aug96, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p51
Presents an abstract of a research titled `Relation Between Troponin T and the Risk of Subsequent Cardiac Events in Unstable Coronary Artery Disease,' by B. Lindahl, P. Venge, L. Wallentin et al, published in the May 1, 1996 issue of `Circulation.'
- Thallium stress test rules out CAD. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p79
Recommends the use of thallium stress testing for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Emphasis on the false-positive rates for routine exercise stress tests and exercise radionuclide ventriculography.