Fondaparinux therapy in a hemodialysis patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II
- Coronary Steal Due to Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery-Pulmonary Artery Fistulas: A Rare Cause of Chest Pain After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Hakeem, Abdul; Bhatti, Sabha; Williams, Eric M.; Biring, Timinder; Kosoicharoen, Peter; Su Mm Chang // Angiology;Apr/May2008, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p244
A 54-year-old man with a history of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) presented with chest pain and was found to have non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Left heart catheterization with coronary angiography demonstrated 100% occlusion of the right internal mammary artery (IMA)...
- Computed Tomographic Coronary Artery Calcium Assessment for Evaluating Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: Long-term Outcome of a Prospective Blind Study. Laudon, Dennis A.; Behrenbeck, Thomas R.; Wood, Christina M.; Bailey, Kent R.; Callahan, Christopher M.; Breen, Jerome F.; Vukov, Larry F. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2010, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p314
OBJECTIVE: To determine the long-term outcome of computed tomographic (CT) quantification of coronary artery calcium (CAC) used as a triage tool for patients presenting with chest pain to an emergency department (ED). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients (men aged 30-62 years and women aged 30-65...
- ST elevation on the exercise ECG in patients presenting with chest pain and no prior history of myocardial infarction. Murphy, J. C.; Scott, P. J.; Shannon, H. J.; Glover, B.; Dougan, J.; Walsh, S. J.; Adgey, A. A. J. // Heart;Nov2009, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p11
Objective: To assess the aetiology, and prognosis of ST-segment elevation (STE) on the exercise electrocardiogram in patients with chest pain without a prior history of myocardial infarction (MI). Methods: Between January 1998 and December 2005, 14?941 exercise stress tests were performed to...
- Giant left main coronary artery aneurysm complicated with anterior myocardial infarction in BehÃ§et's syndrome. Çizgici, Ahmet Yaşar; Öz, Fahrettin; Sezer, Murat; Umman, Sabahattin // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Feb2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, pE-1
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- Timing of coronary artery bypass grafting after acute... Wasvary, Harry; Shannon, Francis // American Surgeon;Aug97, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p710
Presents a study on the appropriate timing for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Patients and methods used in the study; Myocardial infraction/coronary artery disease characteristics; Results of the study; Conclusion.
- Complex Bifurcation Left Main Coronary Artery In-Stent Restenosis Diagnosed with Dynamic Volume 320-Slice Computed Tomography Thai, Wai-ee; Meredith, Ian T.; Seneviratne, Sujith // Heart, Lung & Circulation;Nov2010, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p684
An increasing number of patients undergo left main stenting as an alternative to coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABGS). Post procedure surveillance with invasive angiography is common practice to detect in-stent restenosis (ISR) which can result in fatal myocardial infarction and even...
- Localized Treatment of Chest Pain is Still Common in Rural Areas. Mandegar, Mohammad Hossein; Roshanali, Farideh // Journal of Tehran University Heart Center;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p119
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the side effects of using leeches for medicinal purposes and also discusses the case of a 45-year-old man who preferred to seek leech therapy for coronary artery disease which he was suffering.
- Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosis. Sharma, Arvind K.; Farb, Andrew; Maniar, Parimal; Ajani, Andrew E.; Castagna, Marco; Virmani, Renu; Suddath, William; Lindsay, Joseph // Hawaii Medical Journal;Nov2003, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p248
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an uncommon condition that may lead to sudden coronary artery occlusion resulting in a fatal acute myocardial infarction. It usually affects young to middle age women. A Medline search from 1966 to 2001 (using keywords: coronary artery dissection...
- Assessing the outcome of patients who underwent a primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Cuschieri, Sarah; Sammut, Mark // Malta Medical Journal;2014, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p17
Introduction: Patients presenting with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) of less than 12 hours from onset of chest pain are candidates for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI). Aim: To assess the patients' outcome after 12 months of their admission by a retrospective...