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EKG and high-sensitivity troponin T may rule out myocardial infarction

Among chest-pain patients with no new ischemia on an electrocardiogram (EKG) and troponin T below 0.005 µg/L, only 0.5% had an acute myocardial infarction during hospitalization and ... A single measurement of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and an
April 2017

Coding cardiac conditions: Beyond acute coronary syndrome

When further evaluation indicates whether the pain is due to unstable angina or myocardial infarction (MI), physicians often continue to use “acute coronary syndrome,” an all-inclusive term. ... According to an expert consensus document published by
July 2009

New score for predicting inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction

A new score for predicting inpatient mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was described and validated in a recent study. ... The risk factors identified in this study are substantially different from those considered in the TIMI
August 2016

Score predicts 90-day readmission risk after myocardial infarction

A risk score that predicts patients' risk of readmission after acute myocardial infarction was recently developed using the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. ... The cohort study included 86,849 Medicare beneficiaries with a primary diagnosis of
October 2018

Fourth universal definition of myocardial infarction

The new Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction (MI), published in August, introduced the term “myocardial injury,” defined as an elevated troponin value above the 99th percentile upper reference limit (URL). ... Q: I know the Sepsis-2
December 2018

Guideline issued on management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

The American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines released its 2013 guideline on managing ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) last week. ... It offers recommendations in the
January 2013

Measure of the month: coronary artery disease

Measure of the month: Coronary artery disease.
November 2008

Short-term NSAIDs may still increase myocardial infarction risk after previous heart attacks

Even short-term treatment with most nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with increased risk of death and a subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with prior heart attacks, reports
May 2011

AHA scientific statement addresses myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease

Clinicians often believe that acute myocardial infarction (MI) cannot be present in patients without obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD), which is not the case, the statement said. ... consider a working diagnosis of MINOCA only in patients whose
April 2019

In the News

Myocardial infarction in women, managing candidiasis. Cardiovascular disease is an “equal-opportunity killer” of men and women, but physicians should be particularly aware of how acute myocardial infarction (MI) affects women
April 2016

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