20-Year-Old Man With Chest Pain and Malaise
- Transient acute lateral wall ST elevation myocardial infarction caused by ‘benign’ circunflex coronary artery anomaly originating from the right coronary artery. Protásio, B.M.; Guabiru, A.T.; De Oliveira Dornelas, G.; Staniak, H. Lane; Sharovsky, R.; Lotufo, P.A.; Bittencourt, M.S. // QJM: An International Journal of Medicine;Jun2012, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p575
No abstract available.
- Increasingly Sensitive Assays for Cardiac Troponins. de Lemos, James A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/5/2013, Vol. 309 Issue 21, p2262
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital with complaints of intermittent chest discomfort and shortness of breath. His physical examination revealed that pulses were equal in all extremities and electrocardiogram (ECG) showed sinus rhythm with low...
- Eosinophilic Myocarditis Complicated by Acute Myocardial Infarction. Yamashita, Kazuhito; Nakamura, Tsugihiro; Iio, Katsumi; Nakashima, Yasuhide // Angiology;Nov1997, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p1013
The authors report a patient with eosinophilic myocarditis who developed severe chest pain with marked elevation of the ST segment on the electrocardiogram, which led them to suspect the presence of acute myocardial infarction. Emergency coronary angiography showed numerous occlusions and...
- Treatment of Achalasia with Extreme Megaesophagus: Heller Myotomy or Esophagectomy? D'Angelo, Francesco; Petrucciani, Niccolò; Aurello, Paolo; Nigri, Giuseppe R.; Romano, Camilla; Antolino, Laura; Ravaioli, Matteo; Ramacciato, Giovanni // American Surgeon;Mar2011, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p362
The article discusses the medical case of a 46-year-old man presented with a history of gradually worsening dysphagia for both solid and liquids in association with regurgitation of the ingested food, chest pain and heartburn. Medical procedures performed include physical examination, laboratory...
- Trastornos motores esofÃ¡gicos. Roca, Juan José Mascort; Muñoz, Ricard Carrillo // AMF: ActualizaciÃ³n en Medicina de Familia;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p89
No abstract available.
- Heart attack without chest pain? // Body Bulletin;Mar2002, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the cause of heart attacks without chest pain. Importance of learning the other symptoms associated with heart attacks; Delay of getting medical care.
- Heart Attacks--Not Everyone Has Chest Pain. // HealthFacts;Jul2000, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p5
Reports on the findings of the researchers from the University of Alabama on a study on the presence of chest pains as symptom of heart attacks.
- Chest pain: Cupid's arrow or heart attack? Szymanski, J.A. // East Bernard Express (TX);2/14/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p4
The article discusses key issues concerning the pain or discomfort in the center of the chest that is involved in most heart attacks.
- Troponin T better than standard enzymes for estimating extent of myocardial infarct. // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Mar2003, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p192
Reports that measuring the protein troponin T 72 hours after the start of chest pain is better than using standard enzyme tests to estimate the extent of tissue damage following heart attack according to researchers in Germany.