Left atrial enlargement: A cause of stroke?
- Differences in Beat-to-Beat Variability of the QT Interval Between Day and Night. Kostis, William J. // Angiology;Nov2000, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p905
Evaluates the beat-to-beat variability of the electrocardiography interval during night and day. Overview of the domains studied; Decrease of interval at night; Evaluation of risk for arrhythmic events in patients with heart disease.
- Healthy coffee. // New Scientist;10/20/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1739, p19
Reports on a study published in the October 11, 1990 issue of the 'New England Journal of Medicine,' which shows that four or more cups of coffee a day do not predispose a person to heart disease or strokes. Two-year study on male coffee drinkers; Contradiction of earlier investigations blaming...
- Ischemic heart disease: When to use the exercise ECG and its variants. Aroesty, Julian M. // Modern Medicine;Jun94, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p45
Examines the use of exercise ECG (electrocardiogram) in determining patients who must undergo coronary angiography. Effectiveness of ECG in detecting coronary artery disease; Risk stratification; Vascular surgery risk; Adjunctive drugs. INSETS: Don't use exercise ECG to look for silent ischemia...
- The Incidence of Stroke in Baranya County (East Croatia). Marjanovic, Ksenija; Soldo-Butkovic, Silva; Kralj, Miroslava; Soldo, Ivan; Marjanovic, Mirjana; Hanzer, Nives; Gmajnic, Rudika; Glasnovic, Marija; Timarac, Jasna // Collegium Antropologicum;Dec2003, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p547
The aim of this retrospective study was to provide a survey of the incidence of stroke in Baranya, Croatia, on patients examined at Beli Manastir Health Center Department of Emergency from November 1, 1997 (the time of Baranya reintegration into the legal system of the Republic of Croatia after...
- Health talk. // Pharmaceutical Executive;Oct97, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p112
Reports that Aetna Health Plans is committing $7 million through the Aetna Foundation and Aetna U.S. Healthcare to raise awareness among women about the risks of heart disease and stroke, the leading cause of death of women over the age of 25 in the United States.
- Mortality from cardiovascular disease among interregional migrants in England and Wales. Strachan, D.P.; Leon, D.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/18/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6977, p423
Investigates the extent to which geographical variations in mortality from ischemic heart disease and stroke in Great Britain are influenced by factors in early life or in adulthood. Genetic factors; Environmental exposures; Lifestyle.
- Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Multiple Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stroke -- United States, 2003. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/11/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p113
Summarizes the results of the analysis of data from the 2003 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey which assessed the prevalence of multiple risk factors for heart disease and stroke in the U.S. Risk factors for heart disease and stroke included in the analysis; Increase in the rate...
- Role of Lp(a) in coronary disease and stroke is controversial. Dale, David C.; Federman, Daniel D. // Cortlandt Forum;03/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p28
Presents studies suggesting that lipoprotein (a) (Lp[a]) is a risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke. Differences in measurement methods; Possibility that Lp(a) may increase risk only in people with hypercholesterolemia; Reduction of elevated low-density lipoprotein...
- Stroke Risk Emphasized in Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines. Mitka, Mike // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/13/2006, Vol. 296 Issue 10, p1224
This article talks about the new guidelines from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology for assessing risk factors of a stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. It offers treatment tips for patients who possess no risk factors,...