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Acute coronary sydrome

Emily G McDonald, Natalie Dayan, Roxanne Pelletier, Mark J Eisenberg, Louise Pilote
BACKGROUND: Following an episode of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP) women have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease over their lifetime. At the time of acute coronary syndrome we compared clinical information between women with and without a history of hypertension in pregnancy to gain further insight into the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease in this population. METHODS: GENESIS-PRAXY (GENdEr and Sex determInantS of cardiovascular disease: from bench to beyond-PRemature Acute Coronary SYdrome) is a prospective multicenter study, with recruitment between January 2009 and April 2013, including 242 parous women with premature acute coronary syndrome...
September 15, 2016: International Journal of Cardiology
José L Santos, Ignacio Cruz, Francisco Martín Herrero, Carmen Albarrán, José M González Matas, Cándido Martín Luengo
We describe a 54-year-old man who was HIV-positive, admitted for cardiogenic shock complications inferior myocardial infarction. He was treated with primary percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PCTA) and stent deployment in mid right coronary artery. After a few days thrombotic occlusion of the stent occurred, and the problem recurred during implantation of a new stent in the course of a second PTCA. We detected coinheritance of factor V Leiden, primary antiphospholipid syndrome and antith-rombin deficiency...
October 2004: Revista Española de Cardiología
Levent Korkmaz, Adem Adar, Ayca Ata Korkmaz, Hakan Erkan, Mustafa Tarik Agac, Zeydin Acar, Ibrahim Halil Kurt, Ali Riza Akyuz, Sukru Celik
BACKGROUND: Syntax score (SS) is a prognostic marker in patients with acute coronary sydromes (ACS). Carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and cardio ankle vascular index (CAVI) are well known surrogate marker of atherosclerosis burden. But association between atherosclerosis burden and coronary artery disease (CAD) complexity in ACS patients has not been investigated yet. METHODS AND RESULTS: Consecutive patients with first time diagnosis of ACS (n = 172) were enrolled...
2012: Cardiology Journal
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