Document Detail


ST-deviation, C-reactive protein and CPK-MB as mortality predictors in acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17203818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prognosis varies widely in patients with acute coronary syndromes because of the heterogeneous nature of this condition. Successful outcome depends upon early risk stratification and an early decision regarding the approach of management of these patients. We studied 120 patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction, who were subsequently divided into two groups based on their final outcome (improvement or expiry). C-reactive protein and CPK-MB were quantitatively estimated at the time of hospital admission. Also, the number of ECG leads showing ST deviation and its sum was calculated and correlated with the biochemical markers. Differences in these variables were analysed between the two groups of patients. Significant differences were found in the mean levels of CRP, CPK-MB, the number of ECG leads with ST deviation and its sum between the two groups. Also, significant correlation was found between the levels of biochemical markers and the sum of ST deviation at admission in all patients of acute myocardial infarction.
Authors:
Mujahid Beg; Krishna Chand Singhal; Jyoti Wadhwa; Nishat Akhtar
Related Documents :
17203818 - St-deviation, c-reactive protein and cpk-mb as mortality predictors in acute myocardial...
830218 - Quantitative analysis of exercise electrocardiograms and left ventricular angiocardiogr...
19356768 - Effects of verapamil on anterior st segment and ventricular fibrillation cycle length i...
2226538 - Controversial indications. rationale for thrombolysis: later than 4-6 h from symptom on...
20434878 - Electrical dissociation within the left atrium and left atrial appendage diagnosed with...
1960898 - A new aspect of coronary artery spasm induced by cardiac surgery.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ     Volume:  8     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Nepal Med Coll J     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-05     Completed Date:  2007-03-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101129937     Medline TA:  Nepal Med Coll J     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  149-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India. muajhidbeg@rediffmail.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
C-Reactive Protein*
Creatine Kinase, MB Form*
Electrocardiography
Female
Humans
Male
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  mortality*,  physiopathology
Prognosis
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors
Survival Analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9007-41-4/C-Reactive Protein; EC 2.7.3.2/Creatine Kinase, MB Form

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Ethical and legal issues concerning renal replacement therapy withdrawal or withholding
Next Document:  Angle closure glaucoma: a cause for bilateral visual threat.