News tagged with chest pain
Death rates associated with patients with refractory angina, or chronic chest pain, are lower than previously considered; therefore, physicians should focus on relieving the chest pain symptoms and improving the quality of ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Young women tend to be less healthy and have a poorer quality of life than similar-aged men before suffering a heart attack, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study released today by George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) researchers offers an in-depth look at hospitals nationwide and admissions to intensive care units (ICU). The study, ...
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Patients who experience acute chest pain, and have nonobstructive coronary artery disease (CAD), as determined by coronary computed tomographic angiography, have similarly benign outcomes as ...
Cardiology Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Otago researchers have discovered a potential new tool to help doctors in emergency departments quickly and accurately diagnose patients with heart failure and pneumonia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Seeing a doctor within a month of an emergency room visit for chest pain significantly reduced the risk of heart attack or death among high risk patients, according to research published the American Heart Association journal ...
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some U.S. states have proposed denying Medicaid payments in cases where emergency department visits turn out to be "non-emergencies," but a new study highlights the flaws in that plan.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Higher levels of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) were associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in people with cardiac chest pain that developed as a result of heart disease/coronary artery ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The drug Ranexa (ranolazine) may help reduce chest pain in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australians are being warned of a higher risk of stroke caused by the nation's most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who experience chest pain in the 24 hours preceding a heart attack, also called preinfarction angina, have smaller heart attacks and improved cardiac function in the contemporary cardiac stenting era, researchers ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers using a newly approved advanced computed tomography (CT) system were able to significantly reduce radiation exposure in patients undergoing coronary CT angiography (CCTA), according to a new study published online ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Heart disease is a leading cause of death throughout the world. Doctors say that it is important to detect heart disease early before it becomes too serious. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rapid, coordinated response to people with chest pain symptoms is critical to successful treatment of heart attacks
(Medical Xpress)— Patients wait too long after the onset of heart attack symptoms before seeking medical care, according to the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Even with advancements at hospitals, patients must ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While obesity is considered a cardiovascular risk factor, a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) showed that African-American patients with coronary artery disease ...
Cardiology Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In medicine, chest pain is a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the chest pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more serious causes of the pain.
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