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Jones Rupert Cm - - 2007
Reported prevalence of myocardial infarction-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) varies from 0 to 25%. PTSD after myocardial infarction may affect quality of life, cardiovascular outcomes, and health service usage. Of 164 patients with previous myocardial infarction, 111 participated in the study and 36 had PTSD, giving a prevalence of 32%; ...
Roger Véronique L VL Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2007
Myocardial infarction is a key component of the burden of cardiovascular disease. The assessment of the incidence and case fatality of myocardial infarction are important determinants of the decline in coronary disease mortality. The change in biomarkers used to diagnose myocardial infarction raises several methodologic, clinical, and public health challenges, ...
Vuillier F - - 2006
With the advent of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, it is now possible to identify and determine the precise location of medullary infarcts. The lateral part of the medulla is most commonly affected by infarction. Classifications of lateral medullary infarcts are usually based on anatomical data, using rostrocaudal and dorsoventral ...
Dickens C M - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The extent to which depression impairs health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the physically ill has not been clearly established. AIMS: To quantify the adverse influence of depression and anxiety, assessed at the time of first myocardial infarction and 6 months later, on the physical aspect of HRQoL 12 ...
Hayashi Seiji - - 2006
Pulmonary infarction is an entity of medical significance that develops concurrently in beta-thalassemia but not in alpha-thalassemia. The reason for this difference is yet to be elucidated. We have evaluated a 21-year-old male alpha-thalassemia-2 patient who had profound microcytic anemia and pulmonary infarction. Analysis of the alpha-globin gene revealed -alpha3.7/alpha ...
Bakx Carel - - 2005
BACKGROUND: As morbidity registrations generally do not make distinct first and following myocardial infarctions, it is still unclear as to what extent the falling rates of myocardial infarctions are caused by lower incidences of first myocardial infarctions. AIM: To investigate the incidence of first myocardial infarctions in a general practice ...
Yousef Z R - - 2005
Is there a place for the late opening of infarct related arteries, beyond the time window for myocardial salvage?
Naidich Thomas P - - 2003
The object of the study was to test the hypotheses that analysis of the anatomic zones affected by single anterior (A), posterior (P), and middle (M) cerebral artery (CA) infarcts, and by dual- and triple-vessel infarcts, will disclose (i) sites most frequently involved by each infarct type (peak sites), (ii) ...
Suzer Okan - - 2002
PURPOSE: To demonstrate the different patterns of renal infarction to avoid pitfalls. To present 'flip-flop enhancement' pattern in renal infarction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective review of a total of 41 renal infarction in 37 patients were done. These patients underwent initial CT and the diagnosis of renal infarction was confirmed ...
Ilić Mirka - - 2002
Plasminogen activator inhibitor was determined in myocardial infarction and re-infarction patients along with other parameters relevant for the Syndrome X, such as triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and body mass index. Plasminogen activator inhibitor was determined in 58 patients with myocardial infarction and 18 patients with re-infarction as well as in 57 healthy ...
Sheifer S E - - 2001
This review addresses myocardial infarctions that escape clinical recognition. It focuses on the prevalence, predisposing factors, and prognosis of these unrecognized infarctions, and incorporates data from relevant epidemiologic studies, basic science investigations, and review articles. These data indicate that at least one fourth of all myocardial infarctions are clinically unrecognized. ...
Delva N J - - 2001
A patient with dextrocardia who suffered his first myocardial infarction after approximately 26 hours of a diagnostic sleep deprivation protocol is described. The infarction started about 3 hours after a significant improvement in mood, which persisted during and after infarction. Total sleep deprivation may be an acute risk factor for ...
Reardon Michael - - 2000
Up to half of admissions with myocardial infarction are over 70 years of age. Mortality in this age group is higher than in younger age groups. However, elderly patients are less likely to be managed in an acute coronary care setting. Low dose aspirin should be given to all elderly ...
McLachlan C S - - 2000
This study describes the use of a shareware software package available from the National Institutes of Health for computing the fractal dimension. Specifically, when fractal analysis is used in its correct context it provides for a quantitative description of the space filling properties of two-dimensional objects. A rabbit model of ...
Czapski P - - 1998
Data from simulations of the anterior myocardial infarction (AMI) and inferior myocardial infarction (IMI) are presented. One infarct located in the anterior section of the left ventricle and a second one in the inferior wall of the left ventricle were modeled. A high-resolution finite element model of a heart and ...
Galatius S - - 1998
AIMS: To evaluate the 10-year incidence of later infarction and subsequent mortality, as well as predictors of later infarction, in patients with suspected myocardial infarction and alive on day 15 after admission. METHODS AND RESULTS: 5993 patients admitted with suspected myocardial infarction and alive on day 15 after admission were ...
van der Pal-de Bruin K M - - 1998
AIM: To evaluate how the incidence of suspected myocardial infarction has developed from 1978 to 1994 and to study the incidence of confirmed acute myocardial infarction in Dutch general practices during the period 1991-1994. METHODS: In three periods (1978, 1983-1985 and 1991-1994) the incidence of suspected myocardial infarction has been ...
Kornowski R - - 1997
This study assesses the impact of infarct location on immediate (in-hospital) and 1- and 5-year mortality among patients with reinfarction during the year following discharge from the initial episode of myocardial infarction. The analysis included 192 patients with a second myocardial infarction who were compared in four infarction location groups. ...
Mirić D - - 1997
We have studied the incidence of possible triggers of the myocardial infarction regarding its site in 750 patients with anterior and 731 patients with inferior infarction. Infarctions occurred most frequently without recalling any triggering activity, especially in patients with anterior infarction (67 vs. 44%). Physical effort as the possible precipitator ...
Banerjee A - - 1996
The diagnosis of early myocardial infarction, especially in association with atypical clinical presentations, can be difficult to establish. Continued observation of high-risk patients, with multiple serial electrocardiographs and the use of other diagnostic modalities as available, is essential to prevent the inadvertent premature discharge of patients with evolving myocardial infarcts ...
Naito J - - 1996
Changes in myocardial integrated backscatter (IB) reflect myocardial viability in patients with myocardial infarction. IB may be obtained separately in the subendocardial and subepicardial layers to establish a transmural trend. The purpose of this study is to examine the possibilities that the measurement of the transmural trend in myocardial IB ...
Wang C H - - 1995
This study was designed to test the hypothesis that thalassemia trait diminishes the likelihood of myocardial infarction. If the hypothesis is true the prevalence of thalassemia trait should be less in myocardial infarct patients than in a control population. Blood counts and blood chemistry data from 500 men in Taiwan ...
Kawano H - - 1995
The NZW x BXSB F1 male mice that a model for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) develop myocardial infarction. To determine whether the gene(s) linked to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) of NZW mice are involved in myocardial infarction, we developed an H-2-congenic NZW.H-2d strain and compared the incidence of myocardial ...
Chin J K - - 1993
Splenic infarction is rare in cirrhotic patients. The diagnosis of the condition is based on clinical findings and splenic imaging. In recent years, ultrasonography and computed tomographic scan have gained popularity over the more classical scintigraphy as the preferred investigations for the diagnosis of splenic infarction. We report three cases ...
Sevilla D C - - 1992
The correlation between myocardial infarct size estimated by the complete version of the Selvester QRS scoring system and that documented by pathoanatomic studies has been reported for single anterior, inferior and posterolateral infarcts. Although previous studies described electrocardiographic changes in patients with multiple infarcts, no quantitative documentation of the ability ...
Haisty W K WK - - 1992
The automated version of the complete Selvester QRS scoring system for estimation of myocardial infarct size was evaluated in 1,344 normal subjects, 706 patients with a single myocardial infarction (366 with inferior infarction, 277 with anterior infarction and 63 with posterolateral infarction) and 131 patients with combined inferior and anterior ...
Nakata T - - 1992
We studied with quantitative techniques the clinical efficacy of indium-111 antimyosin at a later stage of myocardial infarction in 18 patients at various stages after infarction. Antimyosin accumulation was detected irrespective of infarct age and size and quantified as an infarct weight with a tomographic technique. Higher intensities in a ...
Hilgenberg C - - 1992
Descriptive data were gathered from 15 families on which changes in the family were reported as a result of a myocardial infarction in one family member. Persons surviving their first myocardial infarction and their families were interviewed individually and simultaneously by one of five trained interviewers in each subject's home ...
Kessler R - - 1991
We report for the first time, to our knowledge, MRI features which could differentiate noninvasively pulmonary infarction from pneumonia. Three subjects with angiographically proven pulmonary infarction showed high T1 weighted MRI signals located in the embolic territory. Three patients with pneumonia and one patient with emboli, but without infarction, did ...
Thorneycroft I H - - 1990
The risk of myocardial infarction in contraceptive users is limited to women over 35 years of age who smoke. The cause of myocardial infarction in oral contraceptive users is thrombotic and not atherosclerotic. Minor lipid changes have no clinical relevance to myocardial infarction in contraceptive pill users and do not ...
Yasuda Y - - 1990
A patient with paramedian thalamic and midbrain infarcts developed palilalia.
Appels A - - 1990
Both cardiologists and psychiatrists have observed that the onset of myocardial infarction is often preceded by feelings of decreasing energy, general malaise, and minor depression. This paper describes these observations and tries to integrate the findings. It is proposed that the mental state preceding myocardial infarction can be best described ...
Perry S - - 1989
Surveys were made to determine whether susceptibility to depressive illness and to myocardial infarction of people living in Wolverhampton was related to the intensity of 50 Hz magnetic field outside their homes. Comparing case with control addresses it was found that the field strength was significantly higher for depressive illness ...
Lachica E - - 1988
A study was performed on 74 medicolegal autopsy cases for the purpose of comparing the reliability of four different techniques (haematoxylin-eosin stain, acridine orange method, formazan test and K/Na ratio) used for the postmortem diagnosis of myocardial infarction. Although the results showed that the formazan test and K/Na ratio give ...
Haywood L J - - 1988
An overview of the problems and management of acute myocardial infarction is presented. Certain factors that are pertinent to the problem of differential mortality in various population subgroups have been identified. These factors include race, sex, and socioeconomic background.
Martin C A - - 1988
Variations in the ratio of "definite" to "possible" myocardial infarction for non-fatal cases were examined in studies that used World Health Organization criteria. There were large variations in this ratio, variations which appeared to be due to differences in the ascertainment of non-fatal cases of "possible" myocardial infarction, which, in ...
Karlsson I - - 1988
A preliminary study of the relationship between a physically active versus a physically non-active life before a myocardial infarction and coping ability (e.g. psychosocial effects) after a myocardial infarction has been performed. In a mainly rural area in south-western Sweden all myocardial infarction sufferers (N = 49) during January 1984-August ...
Cummings R G - - 1988
To quantitate the amount of right and left ventricular infarction in patients dying with postinfarction ventricular septal defect (PIVSD), hearts from 54 patients with anterior or inferior myocardial infarction were studied at autopsy. Fifteen hearts had myocardial infarction with PIVSD and 39 hearts had infarction without PIVSD and were used ...
Beaglehole R - - 1987
New epidemiological criteria for definite myocardial infarction are now in use as part of the international study of trends and determinants of cardiovascular disease coordinated by the World Health Organization (MONICA Project). In this paper we use data from a myocardial infarction register to assess the comparability of the old ...
Herlihy T - - 1987
Nausea and vomiting occurring during myocardial ischemia is believed to be associated with inferior wall infarction. However, data supporting such an association are limited, and an alternative hypothesis that cardiac vomiting is related to infarct size has also been advanced. The 2 hypotheses were tested in a cross-sectional study of ...
Cox P H - - 1987
A crossover study to examine the potential of In111 antimyosin Fab fragment to detect fresh myocardial infarcts in comparison with Tc99m pyrophosphate is reported. In 27 cases indium antimyosin correctly diagnosed 19 patients with infarcts and 4 true negatives. There were also 2 false positive and 2 false negative scintigrams. ...
Sewdarsen M - - 1987
The frequency of HLA-A, B, C and DR tissue antigens in 103 Indian men aged 40 years or under who had experienced a myocardial infarction was compared with the frequency in 760 healthy Indian controls. No significant differences in antigen frequencies were found. The findings in this study provide no ...
Maresca G - - 1986
The sonographic findings in eight cases of splenic infarct at their onset and at different phases of their development have been retrospectively analyzed. A wide range of appearances was seen (single or multiple, rounded or wedge-shaped, echo-free, hypoechoic, and hyperechoic lesions). In our opinion, such variable appearances are related to ...
Lichtenstein M J - - 1985
In 1979, 1981 and 1983 random samples of approximately 200 general practitioners, 200 members of the Royal College of General Practitioners and 200 hospital physicians were asked to list, in order of effectiveness, measures which they considered useful in the prevention of myocardial infarction and reinfarction. The overall response rate ...
Sears D A - - 1985
Splenic atrophy or evidence of hyposplenism occurs in as many as one third of all patients with S-C hemoglobinopathy. Yet there are few reports in the literature of clinically apparent splenic infarction in this disease. We describe four instances of acute splenic infarction in three patients with hemoglobin S-C disease ...
Shephard R J - - 1984
Health standards for truck drivers are higher than those for the general motoring public, particularly concerning the need to restrict driving following recovery from a myocardial infarction. An analysis of risk shows that at most 12 Ontario truckers would develop a fatal recurrence of infarction in any given year, and ...
Kannel W B - - 1984
Of 708 myocardial infarctions among 5127 participants in the Framingham Study, more than 25 per cent were discovered only through the appearance of new diagnostic evidence during routine biennial electrocardiographic examinations. Of these unrecognized infarctions almost half were "silent," and the others caused atypical symptoms. The proportion of all infarcts ...
Crisp A H - - 1984
Within the general population people destined for myocardial infarction are found to be more obsessional and greater worriers than others. Moreover, in the year before their infarction they display high levels of sadness, anxiety-related symptoms, loss of libido, and fatigue, unrelated to angina and other physical discomforts. They also claim, ...
Adler D D - - 1984
Liver infarcts are relatively rare and uncommonly are diagnosed before autopsy. The CT appearance of hepatic infarction was studied in five patients. In four of these, well-defined, wedge-shaped, low-attenuation zones extending to the liver surface were seen on contrast-enhanced scans. The infarcts involved the right lobe of the liver in ...
Takatsu F - - 1983
To determine the value and limitations of vectorcardiograms (VCGS) for diagnosing multiple myocardial infarctions, correlations between VCG and angiographic findings were analyzed in 307 cases with severe asynergies due to coronary narrowings on left ventriculograms. While the presence of anterioseptal hypokinesis, corresponding to a nontransmural infarction of the anteroseptal wall, ...
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