Diagnostic accuracy of the TIMI risk score in patients with chest pain in the emergency department: a meta-analysis
- "America": a mnemonic for the TIMI risk score. Cattermole, G. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p122
The article offers information about the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score which was developed in the U.S. to predict adverse outcomes in patients with stable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction, and can be remembered through the mnemonic "America."
- Long Working Hours and Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Virtanen, Marianna; Heikkilä, Katriina; Jokela, Markus; Ferrie, Jane E.; Batty, G. David; Vahtera, Jussi; Kivimäki, Mika // American Journal of Epidemiology;Oct2012, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p586
The authors aggregated the results of observational studies examining the association between long working hours and coronary heart disease (CHD). Data sources used were MEDLINE (through January 19, 2011) and Web of Science (through March 14, 2011). Two investigators independently extracted...
- Angina relief with percutaneous coronary intervention versus medical therapy for chronic stable angina. Feldman, Dmitriy N. // Evidence Based Medicine;Aug2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p105
The author comments on the study "Meta-Analysis: Effects of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Versus Medical Therapy on Angina Relief," by H. C. Wijeysundera and colleagues. According to the author, the finding that PCI has an overall benefit over medical therapy in terms of providing...
- The association between mean platelet volume and coronary collateral circulation. ISLAMOGLU, Y.; ERTAS, F.; ACET, H.; ELBEY, M. A.; EVLIYAOGLLU, O.; TEKBAS, E.; CIL, H.; ATILGAN, Z.; KAYA, H.; KAYAN, F.; ÜLGEN, M. S. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;Jan2013, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p276
BACKGROUND: Platelets are important in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic complications. Higher mean platelet volume (MPV) levels are related to greater in vitro aggregation, and have been identified as an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction, and for death or recurrent vascular...
- Moderate alcohol consumption and risk for angina pectoris or myocardial infarction in U.S. male... Camargo Jr., Carlos A.; Stampfer, Meir J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;03/01/97, Vol. 126 Issue 5, p372
Investigates the effect of moderate alcohol intake on the risk for angina pectoris or myocardial infarction in male physicians in the United States. Inverse relationship between alcohol intake and the risk for the diseases; Unadjusted baseline risk factors according to level of alcohol intake;...
- Retraction Note to: Correlations of SELE and SELP genetic polymorphisms with myocardial infarction risk: a meta-analysis and meta-regression. Zhao, Yu-Juan; Yang, Xia; Ren, Li; Cai, An-Sheng; Zhang, Yan-Fen // Molecular Biology Reports;Oct2015, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p1461
A retraction of the article "Correlations of SELE and SELP genetic polymorphisms with myocardial infarction risk: a meta-analysis and meta-regression" that was published in the 2014 issue is presented.
- Medical therapy after successful percutaneous coronary revascularization. Hasdai, David; Lerman, Amir // Annals of Internal Medicine;01/19/99, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p108
Examines the use of antiangial medications of patients who underwent successful percutaneous coronary revascularization from September 1979 through August 1997. Retrospective cohort study of the Mayo Clinic percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty; Use of antianginal medications before...
- Left Coronary Artery Originating from Right Sinus of Valsalva with Diagnosis Confirmed by CT. Khouzam, Rami; Marshall, Timothy; Lowell, Douglas; Siler, John R. // Angiology;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p499
A 57-year-old woman presented with classic exertional angina and was then discovered to have a rare coronary anomaly in which the left coronary artery originated from the right sinus of Valsalva. The diagnosis was made by coronary angiography and confirmed with computed tomography (CT). The...
- Laser procedure relieves angina as a last-resort therapy. // Modern Medicine;May97, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p37
Reports on a study by James Lower on a laser technique known as transmyocardial revascularization (TMR), that can be used a last-resort therapy for angina. Details of the TMR procedure; Effectiveness; Mortality rate; Theories behind the effectiveness of the procedure.