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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan for coronary heart disease is better than the most commonly-used alternative, a major UK trial of heart disease patients has shown.
Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity.
New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalized for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.
When given for hours as a continuous dose, the heart medication nitroglycerin backfires -- increasing the severity of subsequent heart attacks.
A Heart and Stroke Foundation study has found that women under age 55 fare worse than their male counterparts following a heart attack – and their health status declines more than that of their male counterparts after one month.
An article in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in chest computed tomography (CT) scans.
Acute myocardial Infarction (AMI) is a major cause of death and disability.
Primary PCI is the best reperfusion therapy for patients presenting with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
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