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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29778236/challenges-in-implementation-of-institutional-protocols-for-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome
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REVIEW
Atman P Shah, Sandeep Nathan
The diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) encompasses ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-segment elevation ACS (non-STEMI and unstable angina). In recent years, there have been improvements in the rates of death, cardiogenic shock, and recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with ACS, primarily due to the introduction of new pharmacological and interventional therapies, as well as the introduction of and adherence to new treatment guidelines. However, ACS still represents a considerable public health burden...
April 17, 2018: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29769425/gender-differences-in-hemostatic-and-inflammatory-factors-in-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndromes-a-pilot-study
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A Siennicka, M Jastrzebska, K Smialkowska, S Oledzki, K Chelstowski, M Klysz, J Clark, Z Kornacewicz-Jach
Many studies have shown gender differences in the progress of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). These differences include, amongst others, processes involved in hemostasis and inflammation, and in the present study we put forward the hypothesis that these are the primary cause of other differences. The study included 66 ACS patients (27 women and 39 men) aged 43 - 83 years, 23 with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and 43 with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Blood samples were taken on day 3 (NSTEMI) or day 5 (STEMI) after hospitalization, and fibrinogen, D-dimers, von Willebrand factor, C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels measured...
February 2018: Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology: An Official Journal of the Polish Physiological Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29768318/angiographic-characteristics-of-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-patients-with-infarct-related-coronary-artery-ectasia-undergoing-primary-percutaneous-coronary-intervention
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Babak Geraiely, Mojtaba Salarifar, Mohammad Alidoosti, Seyedeh Hamideh Mortazavi
Coronary ectasia accounts for 0.3%-4.9% of patients undergoing coronary angiography. We conducted the present study to evaluate the angiographic characteristics of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients with infarct-related coronary artery ectasia (IRAE) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention. We evaluated 667 STEMI patients who were divided into 2 groups of IRAE (n = 81) and non-IRAE (n = 568). Preprocedural thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) flow grade, postprocedural TIMI flow grade, thrombus burden grade, and TIMI frame count were then evaluated...
June 2018: Critical Pathways in Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29768315/angiography-guided-multivessel-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-versus-ischemia-guided-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-versus-medical-therapy-in-the-management-of-significant-disease-in-non-infarct-related-arteries-in-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction
#4
Dhanuka Perera, Tom Crake, Victor Lee
BACKGROUND: In ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients with multivessel (MV) disease, after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), emerging evidence suggests that significant disease in non-infarct-related coronary arteries (IRAs) should be routinely stented. Whether this procedure should be guided by angiography alone or ischemia testing is unclear. METHODS: All STEMI patients treated with primary PCI between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2012, at a tertiary cardiology center were reviewed retrospectively...
June 2018: Critical Pathways in Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29762500/circulating-micrornas-in-young-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome
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Kind-Leng Tong, Ahmad Syadi Mahmood Zuhdi, Wan Azman Wan Ahmad, Paul M Vanhoutte, Joao Pedro de Magalhaes, Mohd Rais Mustafa, Pooi-Fong Wong
Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) hold great potential as novel diagnostic markers for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). This study sought to identify plasma miRNAs that are differentially expressed in young ACS patients (mean age of 38.5 ± 4.3 years) and evaluate their diagnostic potentials. Small RNA sequencing (sRNA-seq) was used to profile plasma miRNAs. Discriminatory power of the miRNAs was determined using receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis. Thirteen up-regulated and 16 down-regulated miRNAs were identified in young ACS patients...
May 15, 2018: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29761721/association-between-serum-s100a1-level-and-global-registry-of-acute-coronary-events-score-in-patients-with-non-st-segment-elevation-acute-coronary-syndrome
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Yuanmin Li, Chenjun Han, Peng Zhang, Wangfu Zang, Rong Guo
Objective Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is associated with several clinical syndromes, one of which is acute non-ST-segment ACS (NSTE-ACS). S100A1 is a calcium-dependent regulator of heart contraction and relaxation. We investigated the association between the serum S100A1 level and the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) risk score in patients with NSTE-ACS and the potential of using the serum S100A1 level to predict the 30-day prognosis of NSTE-ACS. Methods The clinical characteristics of 162 patients with NSTE-ACS were analyzed to determine the GRACE score...
January 1, 2018: Journal of International Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754965/gender-based-outcome-differences-for-emergency-department-presentation-ofnon-stemi-acute-coronary-syndrome
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James R Langabeer, Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, Raymond Fowler, Timothy Henry
BACKGROUND: It is known that women generally have worse mortality outcomes than men with regards to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. However, less is known about contemporary gender differences in non-STEMI acute coronary syndrome, particularly those presenting to emergency departments within a regionalized system of care with standardized protocols. METHODS: Retrospective registry data from 2010 to 2016 were examined from the North Texas Mission: Lifeline system of care, representing 33 hospitals around the Dallas Texas metropolitan area...
May 7, 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754655/characteristics-and-long-term-outcomes-of-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndromes-due-to-culprit-left-main-coronary-artery-disease-treated-with-percutaneous-coronary-intervention
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S Michael Gharacholou, Nkechinyere N Ijioma, Ryan J Lennon, Charanjit S Rihal, Malcolm R Bell, Jorge A Brenes-Salazar, Gurpreet S Sandhu, Rajiv Gulati, Patricia A Pellikka, Peter M Pollak, Gary E Lane, Dilip P Pillai, Freddy Del-Carpio Munoz, Arashk Motiei, Mandeep Singh
BACKGROUND: Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) due to unprotected culprit left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD) treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are rare, high-risk, and not represented in trials. Data regarding long term outcome after PCI are limited. METHODS: Between January 2000 and December 2014, there were 8,794 patients hospitalized with unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI) or ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with PCI at our institution; of these, 83 (0...
May 2018: American Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29753418/-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-in-the-management-of-acute-coronary-syndromes-in-ivory-coast-challenges-and-outcomes
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R N'Guetta, A Ekou, H Yao, J B Anzouan-Kacou, B Gérardin, R Pillière, A M Adoh, R Seka
AIM: Assess the challenges and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the management of ACS at Abidjan Heart Institute. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Prospective survey carried out from April, 1st, 2010 to April, 29th, 2016. Whole patients aged 18-year-old, admitted at Abidjan Heart Institute for ACS, and who underwent PCI were included in the Registre prospectif des actes de cardiologie interventionnelle de l'institut de cardiologie d'Abidjan (REPACI)...
May 9, 2018: Annales de Cardiologie et D'angéiologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747915/prognostic-and-practical-validation-of-current-definitions-of-myocardial-infarction-associated-with-percutaneous-coronary-intervention
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Pierluigi Tricoci, L Kristin Newby, Robert M Clare, Sergio Leonardi, C Michael Gibson, Robert P Giugliano, Paul W Armstrong, Frans Van de Werf, Gilles Montalescot, David J Moliterno, Claes Held, Philip E Aylward, Lars Wallentin, Robert A Harrington, Eugene Braunwald, Kenneth W Mahaffey, Harvey D White
OBJECTIVES: In 13,038 patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome undergoing index percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the EARLY ACS (Early Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibition in Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome) and TRACER (Thrombin Receptor Antagonist for Clinical Event Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome) trials, the relationship between PCI-related myocardial infarction (MI) and 1-year mortality was assessed. BACKGROUND: The definition of PCI-related MI is controversial...
May 14, 2018: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29747324/-prognostic-value-of-myeloperoxidase-concentration-in-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome
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S C Liu, T C Yi, H Y Weng, L Zhang, Y X Li, Momin Mohetaboer, Y Zhang, J Jiang, J P Li, Y Huo
Objective: To evaluate the difference of plasma myeloperoxidase (MPO) level in different types of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, and the value of baseline MPO level in predicting short-term and long-term outcomes in patients with ACS. Methods: The study cohort was derived from "the 12th Five-Year" National Science and Technology Support Program Project "Study on Comprehensive Intervention and Prognosis of Acute Coronary Syndrome" . We enrolled all hospitalized ACS patients who were enrolled in "the 12th Five-Year" cohort from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2013...
April 24, 2018: Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743902/early-and-long-term-outcomes-of-complete-revascularization-with-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-in-patients-with-multivessel-coronary-artery-disease-presenting-with-non-st-segment-elevation-acute-coronary-syndromes
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Michał Hawranek, Piotr Desperak, Paweł Gąsior, Aneta Desperak, Andrzej Lekston, Mariusz Gąsior
Introduction: The clinical significance of complete revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention (CR-PCI) in patients with non-ST-segment acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) remains uncertain. Aim: To evaluate the impact of CR-PCI during index hospitalization on short and long-term incidence of death and composite endpoint among patients with multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) presenting with NSTE-ACS. Material and methods: We analyzed consecutive data of 1,592 patients with multivessel CAD from 2006 to 2014...
2018: Postępy W Kardiologii Interwencyjnej, Advances in Interventional Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736108/acute-coronary-syndrome-with-normal-coronary-arteries-a-case-of-spontaneous-spasm-lysis
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Vogiatzis Ioannis, Koutsambasopoulos Konstantinos, Samaras Antonios, Bostanitis Ioannis
Introduction: Patients suffering from Myocardial Infarction with Non-Obstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA) are found with no obstructive coronary artery disease on coronary arteriography. The Aim of this interesting case report is to present a patient with acute chest pain, temporal ST-segment elevation and MINOCA. Case report: A case of a young woman who presented with acute chest pain suggestive of angina, with temporal ST-segment elevation, accidentally recorded and not rising of myocardial necrosis biomarkers in blood tests is described...
April 2018: Medical Archives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736064/psychiatric-comorbidities-in-acute-coronary-syndromes-six-month-follow-up-study
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D Ramya Shruthi, S Sunil Kumar, Nagaraj Desai, Rajesh Raman, T S Sathyanarayana Rao
Introduction: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) caused by coronary atherosclerosis include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-STEMI, and unstable angina. The relation between psychiatric disorders and coronary artery disease is a complex one which includes the effect of the psychosocial factors on heart and vice versa. Point prevalence studies have been reported, but there is paucity of follow-up studies from India. Materials and Methods: The study is a follow-up evaluation at discharge of 248 consecutive patients presented with ACS at JSS Hospital, Mysuru, Karnataka, over a period of 6 months to assess the psychiatric comorbidities...
January 2018: Indian Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717283/utility-of-ischemia-modified-albumin-as-an-early-marker-for-diagnosis-of-acute-coronary-syndrome
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Bijaya Mishra, Sunil Pandey, Surya Raj Niraula, Bijendra Kumar Rai, Prahlad Karki, Nirmal Baral, Madhab Lamsal
BACKGROUND: The diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome remains challenging, as cardiac troponins and creatine kinase-MB do not detect myocardial ischemia. Ischemia modified albumin is biomarker positive within 6-10 minutes following ischemic onset, where oxygen free radicals leads to reduction in binding capacity of human serum albumin to transitional metal-cobalt. The objective of this study was to compare ischemia modified albumin between acute coronary syndrome patients and healthy controls, and evaluate diagnostic performance of ischemia modified albumin compared to cardiac troponins, creatine kinase-MB and electrocardiogram in acute coronary syndrome patients...
March 13, 2018: Journal of Nepal Health Research Council
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29713990/optimal-treatment-of-patients-with-nste-acs-in-the-dutch-health-care-system
#16
REVIEW
J P van Kuijk, J M Ten Berg
In the current daily practice of acute coronary syndromes, patients experiencing non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) represent the majority of this population. In these patients it is of utmost importance to estimate both ischaemic and bleeding risk, with subsequent, and preferably tailored pharmacological and, if indicated, invasive treatment. In this paper we describe the several risk scores and evaluate which are most applicable to the Dutch health-care system. Furthermore, we provide an overview of the recommended pharmacological treatment in keeping with the European Society of Cardiology guidelines...
April 30, 2018: Netherlands Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29705375/three-year-impact-of-immediate-invasive-strategy-in-patients-with-non-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-from-the-riddle-nstemi-study
#17
Dejan Milasinovic, Aleksandra Milosevic, Zorana Vasiljevic-Pokrajcic, Jelena Marinkovic, Vladan Vukcevic, Branislav Stefanovic, Milika Asanin, Sanja Stankovic, Branislava Ivanovic, Goran Stankovic
Previous studies compared clinical outcomes of early versus delayed invasive strategy in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome up to 1-year follow-up, but long-term data remain scarce. Our aim was to evaluate the long-term effects of immediate invasive intervention in patients with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI). The Randomized Study of Immediate Versus Delayed Invasive Intervention in Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (RIDDLE-NSTEMI) was a randomized, investigator-initiated, parallel-group trial that assigned 323 patients with NSTEMI (1:1) to either immediate (median time to intervention 1...
March 28, 2018: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29699746/characteristics-management-and-outcome-of-transient-st-elevation-versus-persistent-st-elevation-and-non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction
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David S Blondheim, Michael Kleiner-Shochat, Aya Asif, Mark Kazatsker, Aaron Frimerman, Rami Abu-Fanne, Elena Neiman, Maguli Barel, Yaniv Levy, Naama Amsalem, Avraham Shotan, Simcha R Meisel
Patients with acute myocardial infarctions (AMIs) present as persistent ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or as non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). In some patients with STEMI, ST elevations are transient and resolve before coronary intervention (transient ST-elevation myocardial infarction [TSTEMI]). We analyzed our registry comprising all consecutive patients with AMI admitted during 2009 to 2014, and compared the characteristics, management, and outcome of patients with TSTEMI with those of patients with STEMI and NSTEMI...
March 12, 2018: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29691803/association-of-beta-blockers-with-survival-on-patients-presenting-with-acs-treated-with-pci-a-propensity-score-analysis-from-the-bleemacs-registry
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Fabrizio D'Ascenzo, Dario Celentani, Alessandro Brustio, Alberto Grosso, Sergio Raposeiras-Roubín, Emad Abu-Assi, Jose Paulo Simao Henriques, Jorge Saucedo, José Ramón González-Juanatey, Stephen B Wilton, Wouter J Kikkert, Iván Nuñez-Gil, Albert Ariza-Sole, Xiantao Song, Dimitrios Alexopoulos, Christoph Liebetrau, Tetsuma Kawaji, Zenon Huczek, Shao-Ping Nie, Toshiharu Fujii, Luis Correia, Masa-Aki Kawashiri, José María García-Acuña, Danielle Southern, Emilio Alfonso, Belén Terol, Alberto Garay, Dongfeng Zhang, Yalei Chen, Ioanna Xanthopoulou, Neriman Osman, Helge Möllmann, Hiroki Shiomi, Michal Kowara, Krzysztof Filipiak, Xiao Wang, Yan Yan, Jing-Yao Fan, Yuji Ikari, Takuya Nakahayshi, Kenji Sakata, Masakazu Yamagishi, Oliver Kalpak, Sasko Kedev, Claudio Moretti, Maurizio D'Amico, Fiorenzo Gaita
PURPOSE: The aim was to evaluate prognostic value of beta-blocker (BB) administration in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) patients in the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) era. METHODS AND RESULTS: The BleeMACS project is a multicenter, observational, retrospective registry enrolling patients with ACS worldwide in 15 hospitals. Patients discharged with BB therapy were compared to those discharged without a BB before and after propensity score with matching...
April 24, 2018: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs: Drugs, Devices, and Other Interventions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29664430/-kounis-syndrome-a-paradoxal-non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-case-after-triamcinolone-treatment-for-dermatitis
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Mücahid Yılmaz, Hasan Korkmaz
Kounis syndrome is defined as the clinical development of acute coronary syndrome caused by the activation of inflammatory cells due to an allergy, hypersensitivity, anaphylaxis, or anaphylactic reaction. Corticosteroids that are used in the treatment of many inflammatory conditions may paradoxically cause allergic reactions and even anaphylaxis. This article is a description of the case of a 52-yearold female patient who had a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction after the administration of triamcinolone that was relieved with antihistaminic treatment...
April 2018: Türk Kardiyoloji Derneği Arşivi: Türk Kardiyoloji Derneğinin Yayın Organıdır
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