2008 - Review: Sgarbossa scores greater than or equal to 3 have low sensitivity and high specificity for predicting MI in left bundle branch block
- Posterior ECG Leads Improve the Detection of Left Circumflex Coronary Artery Occlusion. Boyle, Andrew J. // Clinical Cardiology Alert;Feb2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p12
The article presents the abstract of a study along with a commentary on that study which determined the utility of using three posterior chest leads to detect posterior wall acute myocardial infarction in the left circumflex coronary artery (LCCA) territory. The study concluded that the 15-lead...
- Raised Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio following acute STEMI is associated with increased rates of Re-infarction and Mortality at 1 year. Mau, J.; Itchins, M.; Davis, A.; Offord, J.; Soo Hoo, S.; Clarke, S.; Figtree, G.; Bhindi, R.; Hansen, P.; Rasmussen, H.; Nelson, G.; Ward, M. // Heart, Lung & Circulation;2015 Supplement 3, Vol. 24, pS296
No abstract available.
- BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCKS: When to sound the alarm. Hammond, Cecile // RN;Jan81, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p54
Focuses on bundle branch block configurations on a patient's electrocardiogram monitor. Chronic diseases that result in bundle branch blocks; Percentage of acute myocardial infarction patients who develop a bundle branch block; Tips for diagnosing problems in the bundle branches.
- Country cardiograms case 24: Interpretation and discussion. Helm, Charles // Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine;Winter2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p48
Discusses the features of the electrocardiography (ECG). Design of ECG; Diagnosis of acute posterior myocardial infarction; Usage.
- Use of Ambulatory Electrocardiographic (Holter) Monitoring. DiMarco, John P.; Philbrick, John T. // Annals of Internal Medicine;7/1/90, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p53
Evaluates the clinical efficacy of ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring (AEM) and develops the guidelines for its use in clinical practice. Variability of ambulatory electrocardiographic arrythmia monitoring; Diagnostic yield of AEM in symptomatic patients with mixed cardiac diagnosis;...
- Value of Infarct-specific Isotope ([sup99m]Tc-labelled Stannous Pyrophosphate) in Myocardial Scanning. Ennis, J.T.; Walsh, M.J.; Mahon, J.M. // British Medical Journal;8/30/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5982, p517
Examines the value of infarct-specific isotope in myocardial scanning of patients with acute stage of the disease in Chicago, Illinois. Efficacy of electrocardiogram in scanning the disease; Symptoms of the disease; Risk of the disease.
- Acute Pancreatitis Simulating Myocardial Infarction in the Electrocardiogram. Fulton, Morris C.; Marriott, Henry J.L. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov63 Part 1, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p730
Discusses the case of a 61-year-old patient with acute pancreatitis simulating myocardial infarction in the electrocardiogram. Symptoms; Results of laboratory findings; Hematologic findings; Interpretation of electrocardiograms.
- Cochrane Corner: is there a benefit of using intracoronary vasodilators in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction? Meier, Pascal; Timmis, Adam; Casas, Juan-Pablo; Otto, Catherine // Heart;Oct2013, Vol. 99 Issue 19, p1381
An answer to the question what are the benefits of using intracoronary vasodilators in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction.
- Blunt injury to the heart. Bancewicz, J.; Yates, D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/12/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6364, p497
Reports improvements on diagnostic methods for assessing myocardial injury in Great Britain. Occurrence of cardiac trauma in most patients; Definition of cardiac concussion; Development of complications in patients with electrocardiographic changes.