EFFECT OF SUBLINGUAL HEPARIN ON LIPEMIA CLEARING AND ON RECURRENCE OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
- Us and them: Coronary heart disease. // Medeconomics;Dec2003, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p23
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most prevalent fatal disease among Great Britain working male population, accounting for about 14 per cent of working years of life lost to men dying prematurely in England and Wales. CHD is largely responsible for higher mortality rate in Great Britain,...
- Drug-induced myocardial infarction secondary to coronary artery spasm in teenagers and young adults. El Menyar, Ayman A. // Journal of Postgraduate Medicine;Jan-Mar2006, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p51
There is no published registry for drug-induced acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with subsequent patent coronary angiogram in teenagers. To highlight the mechanism and impact of drug-induced MI with patent coronary arteries among teenagers who have relatively few coronary risk factors in...
- Spotlight on Enoxaparin in ST-Segment ElevationÂ Myocardial Infarction. Carter, Natalie J.; McCormack, Paul L.; Plosker, Greg L. // BioDrugs;2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p343
Enoxaparin (enoxaparin sodium; Lovenox) is a low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) that has recently been approved by the US FDA for use in patients with medically managed ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI), or STEMI with subsequent percutaneous coronary intervention. It binds to and...
- Factor VII: New high-fat diet risk factor for MI. // Geriatrics;Mar1993, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p22
The article reports on a study analyzing that a high-fat diet increases the activity of a blood protein called factor VII leading to the development of myocardial infarction in high-risk patients. The British Northwick Park Heart Study showed that decreasing dietary fat intake will lower factor...
- Early Invasive versus Selectively Invasive Management for Acute Coronary Syndromes. de Winter, Robbert J.; Windhausen, Fons; Cornel, Jan Hein; Dunselman, Peter H.J.M.; Janus, Charles L.; Bendermacher, Peter E.F.; Michels, H. Rolf; Sanders, Gerard T.; Tijssen, Jan G.P.; Verheugt, Freek W.A. // New England Journal of Medicine;9/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 11, p1095
Background: Current guidelines recommend an early invasive strategy for patients who have acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation and with an elevated cardiac troponin T level. However, randomized trials have not shown an overall reduction in mortality, and the reduction in the...
- The High Fat ? Heart Disease Fable. // Health & Stress;2002, Issue 11, p2
Discusses the findings of several studies about the connection between eating fat and coronary heart disease. Cholesterol intake; Inverse correlation between weight gain and the consumption of fat and cholesterol; Epidemiology.
- Blood Flow Slows After High-Fat Meals. // Men's Fitness;Jul2002, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p64
Discusses the results of a research conducted at the Osaka City University in Japan which focuses on the risks of high-fat diet for the flow reserve in the coronary arteries.
- Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Perspectives on Combination Therapy. Villareal, Rollo P.; Ferguson, James J.; Wilson, James M.; Kim, Paul // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p276
Examines clinical data on the combination therapies for unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation, myocardial infarction. Use of aspirin as part of routine therapy for angina; Information on unfractioned heparin; Benefits of using the combination of aspirin and heparin.
- A bad fat gets worse. McVeigh, Gloria // Prevention;Sep2004, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p71
Examines the drawbacks of trans-fat foods. How these foods raise heart attack risk; Highlights of two studies that show how dangerous trans fats are; The 10 highest trans-fat food. INSET: 10 highest trans-fat foods.