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Kırbaş Ozgür O Clinic of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital, Ankara-Turkey. - - 2014
Mean platelet volume (MPV), one of the indices of platelet reactivity has been shown to be related to impaired angiographic reperfusion in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients treated with primary angioplasty or thrombolytics. However data regarding MPV and its association with ST-segment resolution; an indicator of epicardial and tissue ...
Cojocaru Inimioara Mihaela - - 2014
Elevation of cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in serum reflects myocardial injury, but it was also observed in other conditions with cardiac injury including acute ischemic stroke. The objective was to identify the relationship between elevated cTnT and stroke severity, location and outcome, cTnT levels were prospectively performed in 385 patients ...
Maadani Mohsen M Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR - - 2014
Measuring cardiac markers in blood has been the main strategy for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction for nearly 50 years. Creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) has been demonstrated to be a highly specific marker. The present study aimed to assess the role of CK-MB changes following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to ...
Ertürk Mehmet M Clinic of Cardiology, İstanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul-Turkey. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess subclinical left (LV) and right ventricular (RV) dysfunction novel load-independent isovolumic myocardial acceleration (IVA) derived from tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in patient with metabolic syndrome (MetS). This study had an observational case-control design. The study included 133 subjects which were divided into ...
Brown Kevin A KA Institut national d'excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS), Montréal, Québec, - - 2014
Many patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) do not receive reperfusion therapy and are known to have poorer outcomes. We aimed to perform the first population-level, integrated analysis of clinical, ECG and hospital characteristics associated with non-receipt of reperfusion therapy in patients with STEMI. This systematic evaluation of STEMI care ...
Sadowski Marcin - - 2014
To assess prognosis in men and women with myocardial infarction (MI) complicated with cardiogenic shock (CS) due to critical stenosis of the unprotected left main coronary artery (ULMCA). A total of 643 (females 28.6%, males 71.4%) consecutive patients with critical ULMCA stenosis and acute MI were included. Data were obtained ...
Esteban Marcos R MR Servicio de - - 2014
To describe the characteristics of patients ≤40 years of age hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome, analyze the risk factors and identify the variables associated with prognosis. Case series of patients admitted between 2003 and 2012 inclusive in a tertiary hospital (123 consecutive cases admitted between 2003 and 2012), and case-control ...
Chua Horng-Ruey HR 0000-0003-1379-0585 Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia ; Division of Nephrology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital, National University Health System, Singapore - - 2014
The impact of isoosmolar versus low-osmolar contrast media (CM) administration on contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) and extended renal dysfunction (ERD) is unclear. We retrospectively examined incidences of CI-AKI and ERD in patients who received iodixanol (isoosmolar) versus iohexol (low-osmolar) during angiography for cardiac indications. Of 713 patients, 560 (cohort ...
Wang Feng F The Institute of Hypertension and Department of Internal Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of - - 2014
The dysregulated expressions of circulating miRNAs have been detected in various cardiovascular diseases. In our previous experiments, the altered expressions of circulating miRNA-21-5p, miRNA-361-5p and miRNA-519e-5p were confirmed in patients with coronary atherosclerosis by miRNA microarrays. However, the expression levels of these circulating miRNAs in the early phase of acute ...
Malki Ninoa N Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2014
We analyzed temporal trends in the incidence of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in Sweden by socioeconomic position and investigated whether social inequalities in incidence of these diseases changed over time. We studied a cohort of almost three million Swedish residents born between 1932 and 1960 followed from 1987 until ...
Hara Masahiko - - 2014
Chromosome 9p21 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) is a susceptibility variant for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the primary prevention setting. However, it is controversial whether this SNP is also associated with recurrent myocardial infarction (ReMI) in the secondary prevention setting. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact ...
Eshraghi Azadeh A Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran ; Students Research Committee, Shahid Beheshti, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Myocardial blush grade (MBG), thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) and corrected TIMI frame count (cTFC) are indices of successful angiographic reperfusion. This study sought to determine the predictors of angiographically successful reperfusion including demographic, clinical and angiographic factors in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary ...
Kytö Ville V Heart Center, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Neurology and Clinical Research Center, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland; PET Center, Medicine, Neurology and Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, - - 2014
Emergency treatment options in myocardial infarction are guided by presence or absence of ST-elevations in electrocardiography. Occurrence and factors associated with ST-presentation in different population groups are however inadequately known. To determine likelihood and patient features associated with ST-elevations in myocardial infarction. Nationwide registry study including 22 hospitals with angiolaboratory ...
Hua Ping P Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the association of infarct location with post-stroke executive dysfunction. One hundred seventy-seven patients hospitalized with acute infarction were enrolled. General information and NIHSS score at admission were recorded. The infarct site was recorded from magnetic resonance T2-W1 and FLAIR images, and the ...
Pan Kuo-Li KL Division of Cardiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan; The Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, - - 2014
The purpose of our study was to evaluate the left ventricular (LV) and left atrial (LA) function in patients with gout. A total of 173 patients underwent a comprehensive Doppler-echocardiography examination. Participants were divided into four groups-Stage 0: control (n = 35), Stage I: asymptomatic hyperuricemia (n = 30), Stage II: gouty arthritis without ...
Gao Yan Y National Clinical Research Center of Cardiovascular Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China (Y.G., S.H., J.L., H.Z., X.L., - - 2014
Aspirin is an effective, safe, and inexpensive early treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with few barriers to administration, even in countries with limited healthcare resources. However, the rates and recent trends of aspirin use for the early treatment of AMI in China are unknown. Using data from the China ...
Su Min-I MI Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
We investigated the impact of the severity of stenosis in a non-infarct-related artery (IRA) on the long-term prognosis of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Three hundred one consecutive patients (age: 59.7 ± 13.2 years, 85.5% men) underwent primary PCI during 2009-2012. Receiver ...
Honda Satoshi S Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital, Suita, Japan (S.H., Y.A., T.Y., T.N., T.M., T.N., T.A., Y.G., M.I., H.O., H.I.U., S.Y.) Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan (S.H., - - 2014
There is little known about whether the clinical and pathological characteristics and incidence of cardiac rupture (CR) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have changed over the years. The incidence and clinical characteristics of CR were investigated in patients with AMI, who were divided into 3 cohorts: 1977-1989, 1990-2000, ...
Zubaid Mohammad M Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, - - 2014
To describe the risk profile, management and one-year outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the Gulf region of the Middle East. The Gulf locals with acute coronary syndrome events (Gulf COAST) registry is a prospective, multinational, longitudinal, observational, cohort-based registry of consecutive citizens, from the Gulf ...
Andell Pontus P 0000-0002-2759-1379 Department of Cardiology , Lund University , Lund , - - 2014
To gain a better understanding of the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on long-term mortality in patients with myocardial infarction (MI) and identify areas where the clinical care for these patients may be improved. Patients hospitalised for MI between 2005 and 2010 were identified from the nationwide Swedish ...
Asrar Ul Haq Muhammad M Department of Cardiology , The Northern Hospital , Melbourne, Victoria , Australia ; Department of Medicine , University of Melbourne , Melbourne, Victoria , - - 2014
The best strategy in patients with prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) who present with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) remains less well defined. We compare the characteristics, therapeutic interventions and outcomes of patients with prior CABG presenting with NSTEMI. All patients who presented to our hospital during 2007-2012 ...
Ball Timothy T Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, Tex., - - 2014
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common medical problem, especially in patients undergoing cardiovascular procedures. The risk of kidney damage has multiple determinants and is often related to or exacerbated by intravenous or intra-arterial iodinated contrast. Contrast-induced AKI (CI-AKI) has been associated with an increased risk of subsequent myocardial infarction, ...
Chua Su-Kiat SK Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of General Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients have a wide spectrum of risks for subsequent cardiovascular events and death. However, there is no simple, convenience scoring system to identify risk of adverse outcomes. We investigated whether CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores were useful tools to assess the risk for adverse events among ACS ...
Krawczyk Jarosław J Department of Cardiology, District Hospital in Radomsko, Radomsko, Poland. - - 2014
Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for about 50% of deaths in Poland. The clinical picture of coronary heart disease has been changing over recent years. To assess the changes of the clinical characteristics of myocardial infarction (MI) in the population of Radomszczanski District in 2007-2009. The retrospective analysis included 756 patients ...
Idris Hanan H Cardiology Department, Liverpool Hospital and South Western Sydney Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia (H.I., S.L., I.M.S., Y.S., A.P.H., C.M., D.L., L.T., C.P.J., - - 2014
Periprocedural myocardial infarction (PMI) has had several definitions in the last decade, including the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) definition, that requires marked biomarker elevations congruent with surgical PMI criteria. The aim of this study was to examine the definition-based frequencies of PMI and whether they influenced the ...
Liu Yuqi Y Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2014
This study aimed to investigate whether there were sex differences in in-hospital and long-term outcomes for elderly patients over 75 years of age undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for coronary heart disease. Consecutive patients aged ≥75 years who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention at a single center in the People's Republic of ...
Khademvatan K K . - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between metabolic syndrome and myocardial infarction in patients admitted to the hospitals of Urmia University of medical sciences. A case-control study population consisted of 172 patients with heart failure who were admitted to Seyedolshohada Hospital. In this method, the researchers ...
Todiere Giancarlo G Fondazione G. Monasterio Regione Toscana-National Research Council, Pisa, - - 2014
Myocardial hyperintensity on T2-weighted short-tau inversion recovery (STIR) (HyT2) cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) images has been demonstrated in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and is considered a sign of acute damage. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the relationship between HyT2 and both a) markers of ventricular ...
Husebye Trygve T Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål, Oslo, Norway; Center for Heart Failure Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, - - 2014
No data from controlled trials exists regarding the inflammatory response in patients with de novo heart failure (HF) complicating ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and a possible role in the recovery of contractile function. We therefore explored the time course and possible associations between levels of inflammatory markers and recovery of ...
Yang Jeong Hoon JH Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea Department of Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
To investigate the association between treatment with an angiotensin receptor blocker and clinical outcomes in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with preserved left ventricular systolic function. A prospective cohort study using data from a nationwide large scale registry. 53 hospitals involved in treatment of acute myocardial infarction in ...
Wu Zhijun Z Department of Cardiology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Shanghai, - - 2014
Left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) occurs with myocardial ischemia and coronary artery disease (CAD). The natriuretic peptide system has compensatory vasodilatory, natriuretic and paracrine effects on LVD and subsequent heart failure. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between natriuretic peptide polymorphisms and risk of LVD in CAD ...
Deng Song-Bai SB Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to synthesize evidence by examining the effects of manual thrombus aspiration on clinical outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). A total of 26 randomized controlled trials (RCTs), enrolling 11,780 patients, with 5,869 patients randomized to manual thrombus aspiration and 5,911 patients ...
Bianco J C JC Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Electronic address: - - 2014
Orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT) is the gold standard treatment for patients with end-stage heart failure. Inotropic agents are the hemodynamic mainstay in the treatment of implanted donor hearts. However, their infusion, particularly in excess, can have unintended consequences that lead to cardiac toxicity and can originate malignant arrhythmias, myocardial necrosis, ...
Lee Meng M Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi Branch, Puzi, - - 2014
There is insufficient evidence on which to base a recommendation for optimal antiplatelet therapy following a stroke while on aspirin. The objective was to compare clopidogrel initiation vs aspirin reinitiation for vascular risk reduction among patients with ischaemic stroke on aspirin at the time of their index stroke. Retrospective. We ...
Lee Su Nam SN Department of Internal Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, South - - 2014
Complete atrioventricular block (CAVB) in acute inferior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is associated with poor clinical outcomes after noninvasive treatment. This study was designed to determine the effect of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with CAVB complicating acute inferior STEMI, at a single center. We enrolled 138 ...
Røsjø Helge - - 2014
Myocardial dysfunction is common after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and high-sensitivity troponin T (hs-TnT) levels may provide incremental prognostic information to established risk indices. A total of 155 patients with OHCA and a shockable rhythm (98% ventricular fibrillation; OHCA-VF/VT) had blood samples drawn within six hours of admission. Blood samples ...
Karabay Kanber Ocal KO Department of Cardiology, Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital, Kadikoy, Istanbul, - - 2013
Intercoronary continuity is a rare variance of coronary circulation. The importance of this rare anomaly is unknown. We present this rare anomaly in a patient with acute myocardial infarction.
Chumak A A - - 2013
The objective of the paper was to analyze the individual risk factors for coronary heart disease in a group of clean-up workers, who had developed a myocardial infarction (MI) after the Chornobyl NPP accident. Methods. Data of 525 clean-up workers with a first MI event were analyzed among all uniquely ...
Sadeghpour Anita A Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR - - 2013
Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is a common echocardiographic finding, which often accompanies left sided valve disease. Data on mortality and morbidity in patients with severe TR are limited. We sought to assess the outcome of patients with severe TR with the hypothesis that significant TR adversely impacts quality of life and ...
Sebrié Ernesto Marcelo EM Department of Health Behavior, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, - - 2014
Comprehensive smoke-free laws have been followed by drops in hospitalisations for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), including in a study with 2 years follow-up for such a law in Uruguay. Multiple linear and negative binomial regressions for AMI admissions (ICD-10 code 121) from 37 hospitals for 2 years before and 4 years after Uruguay ...
Cannavale Giuseppe G Department of Radiological Sciences, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, - - 2013
Malignant coronary artery anomalies and myocardial bridging are more common findings in young patients with cardiac symptoms, but these two associated yet different types of anomalies in an elderly patient has been rarely described. The following case describes the diagnostic use of 128-slice coronary-computed tomography images of an 82-year-old male, ...
Singh Neha N Department of Radiodiagnosis, King George Medical University (erstwhile CSMMU), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. - - 2013
Non-compaction of ventricular myocardium (NVM) is a rare clinical entity. It has been reported more frequently in recent years because of continuous improvements in imaging techniques and resolution. Although apical region of the left ventricle is the most commonly involved site, biventricular involvement has also been reported in the published ...
Wu Chun-Tao CT Department of Cardiology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Qiqihar Medical College, Qiqihar 161006, - - 2013
Few studies have reported the effect of aldosterone receptor antagonist (ARA) on myocardial remodeling after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This study was undertaken to investigate the preventive effect of ARA on myocardial remodeling after AMI. A total of 616 patients who had been admitted into the CCU of the First ...
Sasikumar Navaneetha - - 2012
A 20 year-old male was diagnosed to have Ebstein's anomaly with severe right ventricular dysfunction. He was taken up for 1.5 ventricle repair. Post procedure, there was difficulty in weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass due to progressive right ventricular dilatation compromising the systemic output. An atrial septectomy did not help. Progressive ...
Lee Yonggu - - 2012
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Type VI dual left anterior descending artery (LAD) is a rare coronary anomaly, the first case of which has recently been described. This is the first report of type VI dual LAD anomaly in which the patient presented with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and percutaneous coronary intervention was ...
Egidy Assenza Gabriele - - 2012
BackgroundEbstein anomaly is a rare and heterogeneous congenital heart defect affecting the tricuspid valve and right ventricular (RV) myocardium. Few studies have analysed the electrocardiographic features of Ebstein anomaly and none has addressed correlations with disease severity.MethodsPatients with Ebstein anomaly who had undergone electrocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) within ...
Zhu Hongyan H Department of Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, - - 2013
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) remains a major cause of death in the US. An early and reliable diagnosis may warrant immediate initiation of reperfusion therapy to potentially improve the survival rate among the AMI patients. Currently, cardiac troponins (i.e. cTnT and cTnI) and creatine kinase MB (CK-MB) are widely used ...
Uchinaka Ayako - - 2012
Myoblast sheet transplantation for cardiac failure is a promising therapy to enhance cardiac function via paracrine mechanism. However, their efficacies of treatment showed a gradual decline. The gene modification of the implanted myoblast is important in improving the long-term results of the treatment. Elastin fiber enhances the extensibility of the ...
Kraus M S - - 2012
Reasons for performing study: To date, no information is available on the true biological elimination half-life (T(1/2) ) of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in the equine species. Such data are required to better evaluate the optimal time to acquire the cTnI sample following acute myocardial injury. Objective: To determine the ...
Kagaya Yutaka - - 2012
Erythropoietin (EPO) is a principal regulator that promotes proliferation and terminal differentiation of erythroid progenitor cells. EPO receptors are expressed not only in hematopoietic lineage cells but also in the cardiovascular system. We performed animal experiments using transgene-rescued EPO receptor null mutant mice (EpoR<sup>-/-</sup><inf>rescued</inf>) that express the EPO receptor exclusively ...
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