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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28092977/hypertension-is-associated-with-increased-mortality-in-patients-with-ischaemic-heart-disease-after-revascularization-with-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-a-report-from-scaar
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Ott Saluveer, Björn Redfors, Oskar Angerås, Christian Dworeck, Inger Haraldsson, Charlotta Ljungman, Petur Petursson, Jacob Odenstedt, Dan Ioanes, Peter Lundgren, Sebastian Völz, Truls Råmunddal, Bert Andersson, Elmir Omerovic, Niklas Bergh
BACKGROUND: The prognostic role of hypertension on long-term survival after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is limited and inconsistent. We hypothesize that hypertension increases long-term mortality after PCI. METHODS: We analyzed data from SCAAR (Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry) for all consecutive patients admitted coronary care units in Sweden between January 1995 and May 2013 and who underwent PCI due to ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)/unstable angina (UA) or stable angina pectoris...
January 16, 2017: Blood Pressure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078099/aligning-the-planets-the-role-of-nurses-in-the-care-of-patients-with-non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction
#2
Christi Deaton, Rachel Johnson, Maggie Evans, Adam Timmis, Justin Zaman, Harry Hemingway, Jacqueline Hughes, Gene Feder, Helen Cramer
BACKGROUND: Studies have shown variation in care for patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), including in the roles of specialist and advanced practice nurses in diagnosis, treatment and coordination of care. AIM: The aim of this study was to describe the roles and responsibilities of specialist and advanced practice nurses in providing care for patients with NSTEMI. METHODS: Secondary analysis of observational field notes and interviews from an ethnographic study of variation in care for NSTEMI patients in 10 UK hospitals conducted 2011-2012...
January 2017: Nursing Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28059484/assessment-of-il-18-serum-level-and-its-promoter-polymorphisms-in-the-saudi-coronary-artery-disease-cad-patients
#3
Nasimudeen R Jabir, Chelapram K Firoz, Mohammad A Kamal, Ghazi A Damanhouri, Mohammed Nabil Alama, Qamre Alam, Absarul Haque, Hussein A Almehdar, Shams Tabrez
The purpose of the current study was to find out the possible polymorphic site at the promoter region of IL-18 gene in Saudi CAD patients. We have also measured serum IL-18 level to find out, the likely association between its level and polymorphic site. The present study included total 200 subjects (100 confirmed CAD patients both men and women and 100 healthy control individuals). Serum concentration of IL-18 was measured by enzyme linked immuno-sorbent assay. For SNPs analysis, sanger method of DNA sequencing was followed...
January 6, 2017: Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28056793/admission-hyperglycemia-and-adverse-outcomes-in-diabetic-and-non-diabetic-patients-with-non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-undergoing-percutaneous-coronary-intervention
#4
Yuanyuan Hao, Qun Lu, Tao Li, Guodong Yang, Peijing Hu, Aiqun Ma
BACKGROUND: The association between admission hyperglycemia and adverse outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has not been well studied, and the optimal plasma glucose cut-off values for prognosis for NSTEMI patients with and without diabetes have not been determined. METHODS: According to glucose level and diabetes status, consecutive NSTEMI patients undergoing PCI (n = 890) were divided into four groups: without diabetes mellitus (DM) and admission plasma glucose (APG) <144 or ≥144 mg/dL; or with DM and APG <180 or ≥180 mg/dL...
January 5, 2017: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28040835/novel-ecg-changes-in-acute-coronary-syndromes-would-improvement-in-the-recognition-of-stemi-equivalents-affect-time-until-reperfusion
#5
Joshua Wall, Leigh D White, Astin Lee
Current guidelines recommend that patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) are treated with medical management alone, or in combination with coronary angiography within 24 h. Recent research suggests that NSTEMIs show angiographic evidence of complete occlusion at rates comparable to STEMIs, suggesting a subgroup of NSTEMI patients who require urgent angiography. Novel ECG changes, termed 'STEMI-equivalents', have been described as a way of identifying this subgroup. The aim of this study was to determine whether patients with STEMI-equivalent ECG changes experience similar degrees of myocardial damage, and would thus benefit from urgent PCI...
December 31, 2016: Internal and Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28040285/diagnostic-performance-of-a-high-sensitive-troponin-t-assay-and-a-troponin-t-point-of-care-assay-in-the-clinical-routine-of-an-emergency-department-a-clinical-cohort-study
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Anna Slagman, Johannes von Recum, Martin Möckel, Fabian Holert, Dirk Meyer Zum Büschenfelde, Christian Müller, Julia Searle
BACKGROUND: A point of care test (POCT) for troponin T (TnT) in the Emergency Department (ED) was compared to a high-sensitivity TnT (hsTnT) central laboratory test (CLT) to determine the influence of test system and different cut-off values on the diagnostic performance in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS) under routine conditions. METHODS: All patients with routine TnT testing in the ED were enrolled. Only internal medicine patients without STEMI and with both troponin values were analyzed...
December 21, 2016: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28038806/bioresorbable-coronary-stent-for-the-treatment-of-complex-coronary-lesions-data-from-an-all-comer-registry
#7
Andrea Cuculo, Antonio Ruggiero, Antonio Centola, Giulio Campanale, Tommaso Passero, Antonio Gaglione, Matteo Di Biase, Natale Daniele Brunetti
BACKGROUND: The study aimed to report the results from an all-comers registry of patients undergoing coronary angioplasty and treated with bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS). METHODS: Fifty-five consecutive patients with type B/C coronary lesions according to the AHA classification and treated with BVS were enrolled in the study. The clinical and procedural characteristics of enrolled patients were recorded. Fifty-five consecutive subjects with coronary lesions type B/C treated with everolimus eluting stent (EES) were used as control group...
December 19, 2016: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28029000/comparison-between-soluble-st2-and-high-sensitivity-troponin-i-in-predicting-short-term-mortality-for-patients-presenting-to-the-emergency-department-with-chest-pain
#8
Rossella Marino, Laura Magrini, Francesca Orsini, Veronica Russo, Patrizia Cardelli, Gerardo Salerno, Mina Hur, Salvatore Di Somma
BACKGROUND: High-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) and the soluble isoform of suppression of tumorigenicity 2 (sST2) are useful prognostic biomarkers in acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim of this study was to test the short term prognostic value of sST2 compared with hs-cTnI in patients with chest pain. METHODS: Assays for hs-cTnI and sST2 were performed in 157 patients admitted to the Emergency Department (ED) for chest pain at arrival. In-hospital and 30-day follow-up mortalities were assessed...
March 2017: Annals of Laboratory Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28024129/-the-usefulness-of-complete-blood-count-in-predicting-cardiac-rehabilitation-failure-in-post-nstemi-patients
#9
Agnieszka Obrębska-Stefaniak, Robert Irzmański, Tomasz Grycewicz, Joanna Kapusta, Jan Kowalski
: ACS (acute coronary syndrome) NSTEMI is more prevalent than ACS STEMI. Within four years the mortality rate was twice higher in NSTEMI group than in the STEMI group. Studies have demonstrated that cardiac rehabilitation decreases the risk of all-cause mortality as well as the mortality related to cardiovascular events. AIM: The aim of the study was to evaluate with the use of an index of own design the prognostic value of the complete blood count (CBC) in predicting cardiac rehabilitation failure in post-NSTEMI patients...
December 22, 2016: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981367/-cardiac-causes-of-chest-pain
#10
C Wächter, B Markus, B Schieffer
Because of the life-threatening character and a high prevalence in emergency rooms, cardiac causes are important differential diagnoses of acute chest pain with the need for rapid clarification. In this context the working diagnosis "acute coronary syndrome" (ACS) plays a major role. In a synopsis of the clinical presentation, medical history, electrocardiogram and analysis of cardiac biomarkers, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina pectoris can be specified as entities of ACS...
January 2017: Der Internist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27977615/total-revascularization-for-an-epsilon-right-coronary-artery-and-severe-left-main-disease-combined-with-profound-cardiogenic-shock-a-case-report
#11
Hsiu-Yu Fang, Wei-Chieh Lee, Chiung-Jen Wu
RATIONALE: Severe left main disease combined with right coronary artery occlusion was rarely encountered in our daily practice. Percutaneous coronary intervention in these patients was most challenging due to high probability of hemodynamic changes. PATIENT CONCERNS: Here, we report a 67-year-old man with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI) and profound cardiogenic shock and we attempted coronary intervention with total revisualization for severe left main (LM) disease and angulated epsilon right coronary artery total occlusion...
December 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27970277/tct-112-pretreatment-with-p2y12-receptor-antagonists-is-not-associated-with-improved-patency-of-infarct-related-artery-in-nstemi-a-report-from-scaar
#12
Christian Dworeck, Inger Haraldsson, Oscar Angeras, Jacob Odenstedt, Dan Ioanes, Petur Petursson, Sebastian Volz, Per Albertsson, Jonas Persson, Sasha Koul, David Erlinge, Truls Råmunddal, Elmir Omerovic
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2016: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27969709/tct-362-transradial-diagnostic-and-therapeutic-coronary-catheterization-for-patients-with-nstemi-or-uap-using-one-4-0-fr-sheath-and-one-sheathless-eaucathe-guide-catheter-via-one-puncture-site-1-1-1-trial
#13
Kazunori Horie, Norio Tada, Isawa Tsuyoshi, Takashi Matsumoto, Taku Honda, Tatsushi Ohtomo, Naoto Inoue
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2016: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27969605/tct-266-impact-of-elevated-glycosylated-hemoglobin-hba1c-on-admission-on-long-term-mortality-in-patients-with-unknown-diabetes-mellitus-presenting-with-acute-myocardial-infarction-stemi-or-nstemi
#14
Rik Hermanides, Elvin Kedhi, Mark Kennedy, Peter van Dijk, Jorik Timmer, Jan Paul Ottervanger, Jan-Henk Dambrink, Marcel Gosselink, Vincent Roolvink, Petra Koopmans, Robbert Slingerland, Henk Bilo, Arnoud Van't Hof
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2016: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27939383/recent-trends-in-management-and-inhospital-outcomes-of%C3%A2-acute-myocardial-infarction-in-renal-transplant%C3%A2-recipients
#15
Sahil Agrawal, Lohit Garg, Aakash Garg, Divyanshu Mohananey, Ankur Jain, Yugandhar Manda, Amitoj Singh, Sudip Nanda, Raymond Durkin, Peter Puleo, Jamshid Shirani
Renal transplant recipients (RTR) are at high risk of cardiovascular events including acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We evaluated recent trends in AMI admissions in 9,243 RTR with functioning grafts using data from the 2003 to 2011 Nationwide Inpatient Sample database. Findings were compared with those of patients with end-stage renal disease without transplantation (ESRD-NRT, n = 160,932) and those without advanced kidney disease (non-ESRD/RT, n = 5,640,851) admitted with AMI. RTR comprised 0.2% of AMI admissions with increasing numbers during the study period (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 1...
November 16, 2016: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27933192/randomised-comparison-of-drug-eluting-versus-bare-metal-stenting-in-patients-with-non-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction
#16
Wouter S Remkes, Erik A Badings, Renicus S Hermanides, Saman Rasoul, Jan-Henk E Dambrink, Petra C Koopmans, Salem Hk The, Jan Paul Ottervanger, A T Marcel Gosselink, Jan Ca Hoorntje, Harry Suryapranata, Arnoud Wj van 't Hof
OBJECTIVE: The superiority of drug-eluting stents (DES) over bare-metal stents (BMS) in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is well studied; however, randomised data in patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) are lacking. The objective of this study was to investigate whether stenting with everolimus-eluting stents (EES) safely reduces restenosis in patients with NSTEMI as compared to BMS. METHODS: ELISA-3 patients were asked to participate in the angiographic substudy and were randomised to DE (Xience V) or BM (Vision) stenting (ELISA-3 group)...
2016: Open Heart
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27932871/efficacy-and-safety-outcomes-of-fractional-flow-reserve-in-guiding-clinical-therapy-of-non-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-compared-with-angiography-alone-in-elderly-chinese-patients
#17
Zhao Zhang, Ke Li, Jinwen Tian
OBJECTIVE: Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is an innovative method for evaluating the physiological significance of a coronary stenosis, but its validity is less certain in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). It is important to assess whether FFR is effective and safe in patients, especially elderly Chinese patients, with NSTEMI. As the first one in China, the purpose of this study was to establish the efficacy and safety outcomes of FFR in guiding clinical therapy of NSTEMI compared with angiography alone in elderly Chinese patients...
2016: Clinical Interventions in Aging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27931558/time-to-shift-from-contemporary-to-high-sensitivity-cardiac-troponin-in-diagnosis-of-acute-coronary-syndromes
#18
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Jamshed J Dalal, C K Ponde, Brian Pinto, C N Srinivas, Joy Thomas, Sunil Kumar Modi, Sanjay Mehta, Suvin Shetty, Manimarane, Bhupen Desai
Early rule-in and rule-out of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) is a challenge. In patients with inconclusive findings on ECG, cardiac biomarkers play a crucial role in the diagnosis. The introduction of the new high-sensitive cardiac troponin test (hs-TnI assay) has changed the landscape of NSTEMI diagnosis. The new hs-TnI assay can detect troponin values at a lower level compared with a contemporary cardiac troponin (cTn) assay. The hs-cTnI assay has a coefficient of variation of ≤10%, well below the 99th percentile value...
November 2016: Indian Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27912733/the-effect-of-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-on-habitual-physical-activity-in-older-patients
#19
Sarah J Charman, Vincent T van Hees, Louise Quinn, Joseph R Dunford, Bilal Bawamia, Murugapathy Veerasamy, Michael I Trenell, Djordje G Jakovljevic, Vijay Kunadian
BACKGROUND: Given the ongoing burden of cardiovascular disease and an ageing population, physical activity in patients with coronary artery disease needs to be emphasized. This study assessed whether sedentary behaviour and physical activity levels differed among older patients (≥75 years) following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) consisting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non STEMI (NSTEMI) versus an elective admission control group of stable angina patients...
December 3, 2016: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27909643/source-control-and-graft-preservation-using-negative-pressure-wound-therapy-with-antibiotic-instillation-a-case-report
#20
Victoria Gilbert, Timothy Kelly, Robert Grossi
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is widely used to treat many types of complex wounds, and the advent of the instillation and dwell time (NPWTi-d) technique has enhanced this system with the addition of automated treatment with topical solutions. In the field of vascular surgery, NPWT is utilized to help close wounds over underlying grafts; however keeping these wounds free of infection and avoiding large reoperation when infection occurs remains a challenge. In this case report we present a patient who required acute intervention for limb ischemia, with a large wound created in the groin for anastomosis of a prosthetic graft bypass...
October 31, 2016: Curēus
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