Acute Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction Secondary to Blunt Chest Trauma
- Rare case of blunt chest trauma induced left main and LAD dissection in association with anomalous RCA origin. Goyal, G.; Singh, G.; Kapoor, R. // Heart;Jul2009, Vol. 95 Issue 14, p1178
The article describes the case of a 47-year-old man presented with multiple injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident. The authors mention that upon X-ray examination of the chest, physicians find signs of pulmonary venous congestion. Additionally, echocardiography indicated extensive wall...
- Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography for the Bedside Assessment of Viability Following a Motor Vehicle Accident and Subsequent Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report. Brittain, Evan L.; Irani, Waleed N.; Ahmad, Rashid M.; Monahan, Ken // Open Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery;2012, Issue 5, p5
The authors describe a case of a critically ill patient presenting after motor vehicle trauma complicated by anterior myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. Assessment of myocardial viability in the territory of a critically stenosed left anterior descending artery (LAD) was necessary to...
- Student driver involved in accident. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);8/15/2012, Vol. 139 Issue 33, p3A
The article presents information that three people were injured including a female minor in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of TX 29 and Rhomberg Street in Burnet, Texas on August 13, 2012.
- Foot Pain Following a Car Crash. Hichkad, Nandan R. // Clinician Reviews;Jul2013, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p37
The article describes the case of a 60-year-old women who experienced foot pain following a car crash.
- An unusual "internal" penetrating liver injury. Al Abdulla, J.; Carr, C. S.; Alkholaifi, A. M. // Emergency Medicine Journal;May2008, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p306
The article reports on the case of a 16-year-old boy who suffered a penetrating liver injury after being hit by a car.
- A Comparison of Continuous Infusion of Alteplase with Double-Bolus Administration for Acute Myocardial Infarction. // New England Journal of Medicine;10/16/97, Vol. 337 Issue 16, p1124
Background: Accelerated infusion of alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator) over a period of 90 minutes induces more rapid lysis of coronary-artery thrombi than a 3-hour infusion. With two bolus doses of alteplase, further shortening the duration of administration, complete reperfusion was...
- Ischaemic Heart Disease. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p36
Presents citations and clinicians' notes on ischaemic heart disease. Impact of diabetes mellitus and prior myocardial infarction on mortality from all causes and from coronary heart disease in men; Coronary atherosclerosis in diabetes mellitus; Coronary artery perforation during percutaneous...
- An executive decision on coronary artery disease. Church // Orange County Business Journal;12/13/99, Vol. 22 Issue 50, pA-25
Discusses the factors contributing to coronary artery disease (CAD), the leading killer disease in the United States. Factors common among executives; Ways of preventing CAD; Fatal heart attack as the most common first symptom of CAD; Need for executives and companies to be conscious about the...
- First myocardial infarctions in Asian and white men. Hughes, L.O.; Raval, U.; Raftery, E.B. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/20/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6684, p1345
Compares the myocardial infarctions in immigrant Asians and white men in Great Britain. Mechanisms accounting for the increased rate of ischemic heart disease; Assessment of risk states after infarction; Occurrence of atherogenesis.