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Sullivan W - - 1978
A correlative study in 50 cases of healed myocardial infarction compared the 12 lead electrocardiogram with pathologic observations. The electrocardiogram was interpreted according to established Minnesota codes with some modifications. The following conclusions were reached: (1) The electrocardiogram underestimates the extent of myocardial infarction. (2) When a healed myocardial infarct ...
Itoh K - - 1978
A 29 year old female with systemic lupus erythematosus had a splenic infarct. The echogram showed a 4 x 4 x 5 cm cluster of echoes. After splenectomy the preoperative echograms were matched to the gross pathological findings and a post mortem water bath scan. In this single patient, the ...
Apps M C - - 1978
Direct, chemical, electrocardiographic and radio-isotopic methods are described for the estimation of myocardial infarct size in animals and man. Their relative points and failings are discussed. The effects of interventions, physical, metabolic and pharmacological, upon the size of myocardial infarcts, are examined and work attempting to reduce myocardial infarct size ...
Halim M M - - 1978
Various indices of masculinity were compared in 48 men who had recovered from myocardial infarction and in their age-matched controls. We found little evidence to support the idea that myocardial infarction is related to increased androgenic stimulation. The patients with myocardial infarction had no increase in plasma testosterone, muscle thickness, ...
Akaike A - - 1977
A rare and instructive case of myocardial infarction in a 29-year-old woman was presented. In this case it was clinically suspected that myocardial infarction was due to metastatic choriocarcinoma of the heart. This was confirmed by autopsy. It was emphasized that metastatic choriocarcinoma of the heart could be a cause ...
Cairns J A - - 1977
The majority of in-hospital deaths from acute myocardial infarction occur as a result of the "power failure" syndrome (severe congestive heart failure and cardiogenic shock), which results from extensive loss of myocardium. The death of myocardial cells is sequential over many hours. Surrounding the central zone of necrosis in an ...
McNeill G P - - 1977
Vectorcardiograms and scalar electrocardiograms were recorded in 30 patients before and after aortocoronary saphenous vein bypass surgery to determine whether vectorcardiograms are helpful in making the diagnosis of perioperative transmural infarction. The vectorcardiogram indicated inferior infarction in 2 cases and anterior infarction in 1 case when the diagnosis was not ...
Tarhan S - - 1977
During 1967 and 1968, a total of 32,877 patients had general anesthesia at the Mayo Clinic; 422 had previous myocardial infarction. Of these 6.6% experienced another infarction during the first postoperative week. There was no relationship between incidence of postoperative reinfarction and type or duration of anesthesia. However, operations on ...
Obier K - - 1977
Psychosocial profiles were done prospectively on 54 males and three females in addition to hemodynamics and non-invasive studies; the average age at admission was 44 years. The mean study time for 45 survivors was two years and three months and was seven months for 12 non-survivors. Thirty potential psychosocial problems ...
Mayou R - - 1976
Patients who had a myocardial infarction were interviewed with their spouses in hospital and after returning home. Advice about rehabilitation, such as that recently recommended by the Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians, was often not received. General practitioners have great opportunities for organising a graded programme of ...
Lambert D M - - 1976
I studied 183 patients with myocardial infarction including sudden deaths related to ischaemic heart disease occurring in general practice during a period of four years.The figures are examined by age, sex, history of event, and place of treatment. The ratio of male to female infarctions was 2:1, males having a ...
Rammer L - - 1976
The K/Na quotient in the myocardium has been compared to the result of the PTAH staining method in an autopsy material of verified myocardial infarctions, suspected but macroscopically unverified infarctions and controls. The control cases regularly had quotion showed ischemic changes in PTAH staining. These and additionally 10 cases had ...
Brunzell J D - - 1976
Among 74 hypertriglyceridemic patients who were referred for study because of hypertriglyceridemia, family investigations detected 19 with familial hypertriglyceridemia and 24 with familial combined hyperlipidemia. The frequency of myocardial infarction among adult living hyperlipidemic relatives of patients with familial combined hyperlipidemia was 17.5% (10/57). Five of these relatives had their ...
Mandel E M - - 1975
A patient with lymphosarcoma treated with weekly injections of vincristine developed an acute myocardial infarction immediately after the second injection of vincristine. After he recovered from the infarction, the treatment was continued and he developed an additional myocardial infarction. In vivo and in vitro studies have not revealed any effect ...
Lindén V - - 1974
A detailed investigation was carried out into the consumption of vitamin D from different sources in patients who had suffered from myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, and degenerative joint diseases. Randomly selected controls of the same ages and sex were drawn from the Central Bureau of Statistics. The consumption was significantly ...
Hayes M J - - 1974
A total of 189 patients with uncomplicated myocardial infarction were selected at random for early or late mobilization and discharge from hospital. Patients were admitted to the study after 48 hours in a coronary care unit if they were free of pain and showed no evidence of heart failure or ...
Elwood P C - - 1974
The results of a randomized controlled trial of a single daily dose of acetyl salicylic acid (aspirin) in the prevention of reinfarction in 1,239 men who had had a recent myocardial infarct were statistically inconclusive. Nevertheless, they showed a reduction in total mortality of 12% at six months and 25% ...
Rutter P - - 1974
This study analyzes 72 cases of myocardial infarction occurring in a rural practice over a ten year period. Only ten of these cases occurred in the native population, which makes up 50 percent of the practice population and otherwise accounts for 80 percent of hospital admissions (in pediatrics, 90 percent). ...
Bouchardy B - - 1974
The histopathology of human myocardial infarcts is reviewed in a series of 46 cases ranging from sudden death to a clinical age of 3 days. A set of histopathologic features is described whereby the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction can be made, even in cases of sudden death, on routine ...
Radford D J - - 1973
Between January 1970 and December 1972 22 women aged between 31 and 45 years were admitted to the coronary care unit with acute myocardial infarction and six of these (27%) had been taking oral contraceptives. There were nine women aged 40 or less and five of them (55%) had been ...
Kavanagh T - - 1973
The antecedents of myocardial infarction have been reviewed in 102 patients (117 episodes) undergoing a program of rehabilitation. The year prior to the first attack was characterized by business and social problems, with some weight gain; in the week before the attach there was added tiredness, poor general health and, ...
Gilchrist I C - - 1973
Fifty patients in hospital with a definite recent myocardial infarction were interviewed, particular attention being paid to the delay before medical attention was sought. No evidence was found to associate delay with age, sex, or social class. The delay was longer outside normal working hours, and in some patients this ...
Lamers H J - - 1973
During the years 1968-71 203 patients with proved myocardial infarction were admitted to the trial. Patients were mobilized either on day 10 (102 patients) or on day 20 (100 patients). All patients were kept in hospital for 30 days in order to ensure a detailed comparison of clinical course and ...
Tucker H H - - 1973
A total of 342 patients with acute myocardial infarction who were admitted to a coronary care unit are reviewed to assess the results of early mobilization and discharge. The mean duration of admission was 8.4 days and 89% of the survivors were discharged from hospital by the tenth day. The ...
Woodwark G M - - 1972
Knowledge concerning coronary artery disease and the factors associated with its production was assessed in two groups of patients during convalescence from complications of coronary artery disease. In one group additional instruction had been provided by a nursing instructor. Results indicate that special instruction was responsible for improved understanding of ...
FitzGibbon G M - - 1972
Two men, aged 29 and 44, presented with clinical and electrocardiographic evidence suggesting impending myocardial infarction. Selective coronary angiography revealed serious obstructive coronary atherosclerosis including gross stenosis of the main left coronary artery in both. Emergency surgical operations were performed, a double aorto-coronary venous bypass in one and a single ...
Swash M - - 1972
A case of sustained involuntary laughter is described, with accompanying alteration of mood, due to infarction of the inferior and lateral aspects of the left temporal lobe. The lesion was localized by the clinical findings, by electroencephalography, by a radioisotope brain scan, and by angiography. The problem of the neurology ...
Wigle R D - - 1971
One hundred and twelve patients who were 64 years of age or younger and who were employed at the time of their first myocardial infarction were studied to determine the vocational end-result following myocardial infarction. Ninety-seven patients were available for followup: 70 had resumed previous employment, nine were in physically ...
Oliver M F - - 1970
During 1965-9 22 women aged 41 years or less have been seen with myocardial infarction. Eleven had been taking oral contraceptives. This prevalence of oral contraception (50%) is appreciably greater than that estimated for women of the same age in the general population.Nine of these 11 women had an independent ...
Kamat, Siddhesh Ajit.
Thesis (M.S.)--West Virginia University, 2003.
1971- Thompson, Risa Nakase,
Thesis (Ph. D.)--West Virginia University, 1999.
Shephard, Roy J.
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 ...
Chorzelski, T.
Immunofluorescence tests for circulating `pemphigus' antibodies incidentally revealed in the patient antibodies directed against the heart. Subsequent serial electrocardiograms confirmed two past cardiac infarctions, one a year and one a few weeks previously.
McNamara, Pat
Of 172 physicians surveyed to determine their attitudes and practices of using acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) as primary prophylaxis against myocardial infarction in asymptomatic male patients older than 40 years, 71.4% were aware of recent, highly publicized studies on this issue. Only 8.1% regularly recommend the use of ASA to this ...
Hunter P R - - 1968
One hundred and forty-one randomly selected surgical patients, aged 35 years or over, were studied preoperatively, followed through their operative procedures, and reassessed during the first post-operative week for evidence of myocardial ischaemia associated with surgical operations under general anaesthesia. Of these patients 38% were found to have preoperative clinical ...
Sleet R A - - 1968
During a four-year period in one general practice 50 patients suffered myocardial infarction; 24 were dead before their general practitioner saw them. Of the surviving 26, 2 were admitted to hospital for social reasons and the others were treated in their homes.One woman suffered a pulmonary embolus on the tenth ...
Spracklen F H - - 1968
Serious ventricular dysrhythmias occurred in hospital after discharge from a coronary intensive care unit in 11 out of 142 patients with myocardial infarction. Previous rhythm changes, hypotension, and left ventricular failure were common findings; only one of these patients had an uneventful previous course. Four patients were resuscitated and left ...
Kernohan R J - - 1968
In the first six months of its existence a mobile intensive care unit was used to admit 95 patients with definite or probable myocardial infarction to the local district hospital. Though the area served was a rural one, with a radius of about 25 miles from the hospital, the average ...
Little J A - - 1967
The mortality of a group of Canadians who survived myocardial infarction for at least three months was compared with the mortality of medically selected lives insured in Canada at standard rates. The results were expressed as the ratio of the actual deaths incurred in the infarction group to the deaths ...
Rona G - - 1966
Coronary arteriography, dissection of the coronary arteries and histopathological examination of the heart were carried out in 150 autopsies to study the effect of coronary narrowing and occlusion, of the presence of collaterals, and of coronary artery predominance on the development of myocardial infarction. The thrombosis rate was related to ...
Shanoff H M - - 1965
Electrocardiograms of 101 men who survived myocardial infarction for at least three months and were free of hypertension, heart failure and other significant disease were analyzed. Within the range of 30 to 70 years, age had no apparent influence on the ECG. Six ECGs were borderline, 79 were abnormal and ...
RECHNITZER P A - - 1965
Four male patients with a previous myocardial infarction, who completed a 12-week program of graduated exercises, had an average reduction in subcutaneous fat thickness of 2.7 mm. and an increase in vital capacity of 570 c.c.At the completion of the program, muscular endurance and progressive work capacity were greater in ...
ABRAMSON H - - 1964
During a study of the vectorcardiogram in the normal young heart, four individuals were found in whom the QRS loops, surprisingly, fulfilled the usual criteria for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction. These vectorcardiograms are described in detail. Two of the four electrocardiograms are within normal limits. These abnormal vectorcardiographic patterns ...
LITTLE J A - - 1963
Serum lipids (total, ester and free cholesterol, phospholipid and standard S(f) 0-12, 12-20, 20-100 and 100-400 lipoproteins) were determined in 102 men, ages 30-70, with atherosclerotic coronary heart disease (C.H.D.), free of hypertension, diabetes or other complicating variables. All the lipid fractions had a lognormal distribution. All were significantly higher ...
ABRAMSON H - - 1963
The efferent limb of the frontal plane QRS loop of the vectorcardiogram was studied quantitatively in 100 normal subjects and in 50 patients with electrocardiographic QRS evidence of diaphragmatic infarction. Efferent limb analysis consisted of determination of the position of the .02-second and maximal vectors in the triaxial reference frame ...
RUBIN H B - - 1957
In a study involving interpretation of electrocardiograms of two groups of patients who had myocardial infarction-one a group of diabetic patients and the other group made up of nondiabetic-the electrocardiogram was found to be considerably less accurate in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction in the diabetic patient than in the ...
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