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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29769083/racial-ethnic-disparities-among-asian-americans-in-inpatient-acute-myocardial-infarction-mortality-in-the-united-states
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Eun Ji Kim, Nancy R Kressin, Michael K Paasche-Orlow, Lenny Lopez, Jennifer E Rosen, Mengyun Lin, Amresh D Hanchate
BACKGROUND: Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a common high-risk disease with inpatient mortality of 5% nationally. But little is known about this outcome among Asian Americans (Asians), a fast growing racial/ethnic minority in the country. The objectives of the study are to obtain near-national estimates of differences in AMI inpatient mortality between minorities (including Asians) and non-Hispanic Whites and identify comorbidities and sociodemographic characteristics associated with these differences...
May 16, 2018: BMC Health Services Research
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/29719035/single-center-retrospective-study-of-risk-factors-and-predictive-value-of-framingham-risk-score-of-patients-with-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction
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Sohail Ikram, Ajay Pachika, Henrike Schuster, Aman Ghotra, Laura Dotson, Shoaib Akbar, Abdur Rahman Khan
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to identify risk factors and clinical profile of the patients presenting with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). We further evaluated the utility of the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) in the accurate identification of these patients if used before their coronary event. METHODS: We evaluated the demographic, clinical, and angiographic characteristics of patients admitted with STEMI. We also calculated cardiovascular event risk using the FRS in a subset of patients without prior known coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus...
April 2018: Southern Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29718862/high-red-cell-distribution-width-at-the-time-of-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-is-better-at-predicting-diastolic-than-systolic-left-ventricular-dysfunction-a-single-center-prospective-cohort-study
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Jasmina Ćatić, Ivana Jurin, Marko Lucijanić, Helena Jerkić, Robert Blažeković
Multiple studies have demonstrated the association of red cell distribution width (RDW) with the ultrasound parameters of both systolic and diastolic heart dysfunction. We aimed to further investigate the clinical associations of RDW in the setting of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and to comparatively evaluate its predictive properties regarding systolic and diastolic dysfunction.A total of 89 patients with STEMI were prospectively analyzed. RDW was obtained at the time of STEMI and compared to the parameters of systolic and diastolic dysfunction obtained by transthoracic heart ultrasound on the 5th through 7th day post-STEMI...
May 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
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/29670472/seasonal-incidence-of-acute-coronary-syndrome-and-its-features
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Enisa Hodzic, Semir Perla, Amer Iglica, Marina Vucijak
Introduction: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is one of the most common health problems in the world and the leading cause of death. Goal: The goals of this study are to determine: ACS type, risk factors, incidence and the seasonal distribution of occurrence Spring/Summer, Autumn/Winter, ACS incidence by age and gender, and complications (post-infarction angina and heart failure) and fatal outcomes of ACS per season. Material and methodology: This study is designed as retrospective-prospective and analytical, which included 250 patients hospitalized in the Intensive Cardiac care unit of the Clinic for heart disease, blood vessels and rheumatism in the period from June 2013 to July 2014...
March 2018: Materia Socio-medica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29657032/referral-for-cardiac-rehabilitation-after-acute-myocardial-infarction-insights-from-nationwide-amis-plus-registry-2005-2017
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Matthias Hermann, Fabienne Witassek, Paul Erne, Dragana Radovanovic, Hans Rickli
BACKGROUND: Referral rates for cardiac rehabilitation (CR) after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are low despite a Class I recommendation in the present guidelines. Therefore, we aimed to identify predictors for referral and patient characteristics from the national Swiss AMIS Plus registry. DESIGN AND METHODS: Data were extracted from the Swiss AMIS Plus registry between 2005 and 2017, which included patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)...
June 15, 2018: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29622964/correlation-of-corrected-qt-dispersion-with-the-severity-of-coronary-artery-disease-detected-by-syntax-score-in-non-diabetic-patients-with-stemi
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Hatem Helmy, Ahmed Abdel-Galeel, Yehia Taha Kishk, Khaled Mohammed Sleem
Introduction: Determination of the QT interval dispersion by means of a standard ECG at rest has been widely used for cardiovascular risk assessment during the last 15 years as one of the recent explanations for the development of life threatening ventricular arrhythmias. However, little is known about the relation between QT dispersion and the severity of coronary artery atherosclerosis as defined by SYNTAX score. Aim of work: The present study was done to assess the correlation between QTc dispersion and the severity of coronary artery disease in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) detected by SYNTAX score...
June 2017: The Egyptian heart journal: (EHJ): official bulletin of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29578439/occupational-hazards-as-a-risk-factor-of-onset-and-unfavorable-outcome-of-ischemic-heart-disease
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H Svitlyk, M Harbar, V Salo, O Kapustynskyy, Y Svitlyk
Objective -to identify the role of occupational hazards (OH) as a risk factor of onset and unfavorable outcome of coronary artery disease (CAD). Retrospective study included analysis of 307 case reports of CAD patients, including 59 patients with long term history of OH exposure. Prospective study included observation of 244 STEMI patients during their in-patient treatment, including 113 patients with prior exposure to OH. OH were demonstrated to contribute to the risk of CAD, and to be directly involved in atherosclerotic coronary artery (CA) injury, its role being equal to that of the classical risk factors, such as arterial hypertension (AH), dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus (DM)...
February 2018: Georgian Medical News
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29547992/in-vivo-predictors-of-plaque-erosion-in-patients-with-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-a-clinical-angiographical-and-intravascular-optical-coherence-tomography-study
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Jiannan Dai, Lei Xing, Haibo Jia, Yinchun Zhu, Shaotao Zhang, Sining Hu, Lin Lin, Lijia Ma, Huimin Liu, Maoen Xu, Xuefeng Ren, Huai Yu, Lulu Li, Yanan Zou, Shaosong Zhang, Gary S Mintz, Jingbo Hou, Bo Yu
Aims: Plaque erosion is a significant substrate of acute coronary thrombosis. This study sought to determine in vivo predictors of plaque erosion in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Methods and results: A prospective series of 822 STEMI patients underwent pre-intervention optical coherence tomography. Using established diagnostic criteria, 209 had plaque erosion (25.4%) and 564 had plaque rupture (68.6%). Plaque erosion was more frequent in women <50 years when compared with those ≥50 years of age (P = 0...
March 13, 2018: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29542414/clinical-presentation-quality-of-care-risk-factors-and-outcomes-in-women-with-acute-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-stemi-an-observational-report-from-six-middle-eastern-countries
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Abdulla Shehab, Khalid F AlHabib, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathul, Ahmad Hersi, Hussam Alfaleh, Mostafa Q Alshamiri, Anhar Ullah, Khadim Sulaiman, Wael Almahmeed, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Alwai A Alsheikh-Ali, Haitham Amin, Mohammed Al Jarallah, Amar M Salam
BACKGROUND: Most of the available literature on ST-Elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) in women was conducted in the developed world and data from Middle-East countries was limited. AIM: To examine the clinical presentation, patient management, quality of care, risk factors and in-hospital outcomes of women with acute STEMI compared with men using data from a large STEMI registry from the Middle East. METHODS: Data were derived from the third Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events (Gulf RACE-3Ps), a prospective, multinational study of adults with acute STEMI from 36 hospitals in 6 Middle-Eastern countries...
March 14, 2018: Current Vascular Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541260/risk-stratification-and-in-hospital-morality-in-patients-presenting-with-acute-coronary-syndrome-acs-in-bahrain
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Taysir S Garadah, Khalid Bin Thani, Leena Sulibech, Ahmed A Jaradat, Mohamed E Al Alawi, Haytham Amin
Background: Risk factors and short-term mortality in patients presented with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) in Bahrain has not been evaluated before. Aim: In this prospective observational study, we aim to determine the clinical risk profiles of patients with ACS in Bahrain and describe the incidence, pattern of presentation and predictors of in-hospital clinical outcomes after admission. Methods: Patients with ACS were prospectively enrolled over a 12 month period...
2018: Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29528868/pretreatment-with-p2y12-inhibitors-and-outcome-in-patients-with-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-treated-by-primary-percutaneous-coronary-intervention
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Olivier Gach, Astrid Nyssen, Charles Pirlet, Julien Magne, Cécile Oury, Patrizio Lancellotti
AIMS: Preload with clopidogrel, ticagrelor, or prasugrel in the setting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated by primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is frequently applied. Limited data are available regarding the outcome impact of pretreatment with these drugs in the real world. METHODS AND RESULTS: The outcome of 760 STEMI patients treated by primary PCI receiving clopidogrel, prasugrel, or ticagrelor (n = 269, 327, 164, respectively) was evaluated...
May 2018: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29512096/predictive-value-of-cha2ds2-vasc-and-cha2ds2-vasc-hs-scores-for-failed-reperfusion-after-thrombolytic-therapy-in-patients-with-st-elevation-myocardial-%C3%A4-nfarction
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Salih Kilic, Umut Kocabas, Levent Hurkan Can, Oğuz Yavuzgil, Mustafa Çetin, Mehdi Zoghi
BACKGROUND: Thrombolytic therapy is recommended for patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who cannot undergo primary percutaneous coronary intervention within the first 120 min. The aim of this study wasz to demonstrate the value of CHA₂DS₂-VASc and CHA₂DS₂-VASc-HS scores in predicting failed reperfusion in STEMI patients treated with thrombolytic therapy. METHODS: A total of 537 consecutive patients were enrolled in the study; 139 had failed thrombolysis while the remaining 398 fulfilled the criteria for successful thrombolysis...
March 7, 2018: Cardiology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29499852/short-and-long-term-prognosis-following-acute-myocardial-infarction-according-to-the-country-of-origin-soroka-acute-myocardial-infarction-ii-sami-ii-project
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Rachel Shvartsur, Arthur Shiyovich, Harel Gilutz, Abed N Azab, Ygal Plakht
BACKGROUND: Reports from many countries have shown birthplace-associated disparities in the incidence and mortality following acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The aims of the study were to identify and compare short- and long-term post-AMI mortality according to birthplace. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of Israeli AMI patients from a tertiary medical center in Southern Israel throughout 2002-2012. DATA SOURCE: the hospital's computerized systems...
May 15, 2018: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29478726/influence-of-gender-on-delays-and-early-mortality-in-st-segment-elevation-myocardial-infarction-insight-from-the-first-french-metaregistry-2005-2012-patient-level-pooled-analysis
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Stéphane Manzo-Silberman, Francis Couturaud, Sandrine Charpentier, Vincent Auffret, Carlos El Khoury, Hervé Le Breton, Loïc Belle, Stéphanie Marlière, Marianne Zeller, Yves Cottin, Nicolas Danchin, Tabassome Simon, François Schiele, Martine Gilard
BACKGROUND: Women show greater mortality after acute myocardial infarction. We decided to investigate whether gender affects delays and impacts in-hospital mortality in a large population. METHODS AND RESULTS: We performed a patient-level analysis of 7 French MI registries from different regions from January 2005 to December 2012. All patients with acute STEMI were included within 12 h from symptom onset and a first medical contact with a mobile intensive care unit an emergency department of a hospital with percutaneous coronary intervention facility...
July 1, 2018: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29419522/gender-differences-in-mortality-among-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-patients-in-malaysia-from-2006-to-2013
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Nurliyana Juhan, Yong Z Zubairi, A S Zuhdi, Zarina Mohd Khalid, Wan Azman Wan
BACKGROUND: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death in Malaysia. However, the prevalence of CAD in males is higher than in females and mortality rates are also different between the two genders. This suggest that risk factors associated with mortality between males and females are different, so we compared the clinical characteristics and outcome between male and female STEMI patients. OBJECTIVES: To identify the risk factors associated with mortality for each gender and compare differences, if any, among ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients...
January 2018: Annals of Saudi Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29416997/acute-coronary-syndrome-related-mortality-audit-in-a-teaching-hospital-at-port-blair-india
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Shiv Shankar Singh, Swapan Kumar Paul, Ranabir Pal, Pandurang Vithal Thatkar
Background: India has a growing trend of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) due to shifting lifestyle. Objective: To study the profile of patients died due to AMI and to find its risk correlates. Methods: A study was conducted on consecutive AMI cases admitted in the teaching hospital at Port Blair from April 2011 to March 2016. During inpatients management, outcomes were followed up from admission till discharge or expiry. Results: Of the total 491 cases, majority (75...
July 2017: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29370922/incidence-and-prognosis-of-pericarditis-after-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-from-the-acute-coronary-syndrome-israeli-survey-2000-to-2013-registry-database
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Adi Lador, David Hasdai, Aviv Mager, Avital Porter, Ilan Goldenberg, Nir Shlomo, Dina Vorobeichik, Roy Beigel, Ran Kornowski, Zaza Iakobishvili
There are scarce contemporary data regarding the incidence and prognosis of early postmyocardial infarction pericarditis (PMIP). Thus, we retrospectively analyzed 6,282 patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) enrolled with known PMIP status in the Acute Coronary Syndrome Israeli Survey 2000 to 2013 registry. The primary outcome was the composite of all-cause mortality, nonfatal myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular event, stent thrombosis, or revascularization. The secondary outcomes were mortality and length of stay during the acute hospitalization...
March 15, 2018: American Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313576/pharmacological-reperfusion-therapy-with-tenecteplase-in-7-668-indian-patients-with-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-a-real-world-indian-experience
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S S Iyengar, Tiny Nair, Jagdish Hiremath, Anjan Lal Dutta, Uday Jadhav, V K Katyal, Dayanand Kumbla, Immaneni Sathyamurthy, R K Jain, M Srinivasan, Prasant Kr Sahoo
Objective: This real-world, observational, prescription event monitoring study was conducted to evaluate safety and efficacy of indigenous tenecteplase (TNK-tPA) in Indian patients presenting with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Methods: This is a multi-centric, observational, prescription event monitoring study. Data was collected for 7,668 patients from 1,307 investigator sites across India from January 2011 to February 2016. Results: Overall, 76...
September 2017: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
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