Management of Patients After Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
- coronary care unit. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p529
An encyclopedia entry for "coronary care unit," an area in a hospital that provides intensive nursing and medical care for acute coronary thrombosis patients, is presented.
- RISK FOR EARLY ISCHEMIC EVENT AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN WORKING MALES. Froom, Paul; Gofer, Dafna; Voyko, Valentina; Goldbourt, Uri // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Jan2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p43
Provides information on a study that attempted to define factors which predict recurrent ischemic events in the first few weeks after acute myocardial infarction in men from several coronary care units in Israel who had been employed before hospitalization. Methodology of the study; Results and...
- Managing coronaries at home. // British Medical Journal;6/16/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6178, p1586
Reports the proposals to provide intensive coronary care to a patient's home. Development of coronary care units; Increase of the mortality rate associated with coronary heart diseases; Effectiveness of lignocaine.
- Accountant goes from boot camp to coronary care unit, and back. Ellis, Chris // New Zealand Doctor;9/2/2015, p27
The article presents a case study of a 54-year-old accountant who had coronary heart disease and was given cardiac nursing in a coronary care unit.
- Prognosis for Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty. Ebell, Mark H. // American Family Physician;11/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p1966
Summarizes various clinical decision rules that have been developed and validated to estimate the likelihood of in-hospital complications in a patient undergoing coronary angioplasty. Differences between the rules.
- Timing of Complications after Carotid Stenting. Cao, Piergiorgio; Parlani, G.; Norgiolini, L.; Verzini, F.; De Rango, P. // Vascular;Nov2005 Supplement, Vol. 13, pS22
The article analyzes the incidence and timing of neurological complications during carotid angioplasty-stenting (CAS) procedures. Complications associated with CAS included stenosis, severe coronary artery disease, and stroke. These complications make patient selection and proper material choice...
- Prospective Study of Esophageal Botulinum Toxin Injection in High-Risk Achalasia Patients. Gordon, James M.; Eaker, Ervin Y. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1997, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1812
Objectives: Intrasphincteric injection of botulinum toxin has been reported as a safer treatment alternative to balloon dilation or myotomy in achalasia. We studied botulinum toxin injection in achalasia patients who are at high surgical risk because of age or concomitant medical problems....
- Postoperative Inflammatory Neuropathy: A Challenging Diagnosis. Knight, Daryl; Patel, Vijaykumar G. // American Surgeon;Aug2012, Vol. 78 Issue 8, pE364
The article describes the case of a 48-year-old male, who developed inflammatory neuropathy after he underwent excision of a right scapular lipoma under general anesthesia. The patient's past medical history was significant for deep vein thrombosis, hypertension, seizures, vitamin B12 deficiency...
- CLEVELAND CLINIC STUDY SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON PCI STATISTICS. // Heart Advisor;Jul2013, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p2
The article reports on the results of the research by Cleveland Clinic Foundation which found that 42% of the patients die within 30 days of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was due to complications for the procedure.