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Primary PCI is the best reperfusion therapy for patients presenting with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Men who are married or in common-law relationships seek medical care sooner for heart attacks compared with single, divorced or widowed men.
Of 180 patients in this study in whom a reference committee later identified coronary heart disease (CHD), 31.7% had originally been misdiagnosed by their family doctors as not having CHD ("false negative").
An injection of stem cells into the heart could offer hope to many of the 850,000 Americans whose chest pain doesn't subside even with medicine, angioplasty or surgery.
BERLIN, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented this week at the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Congress and Laboratory Medicine showed that using a lower diagnostic threshold for troponin improves clinical outcomes and patient survival in patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes.
Chest pain is always a cause for concern. While left sided pain in the chest is usually linked with heart attacks and many cardiac related problems, right sided chest pain should never be undermined. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 Chest pain is always a cause for concern.
A highly sensitive blood test could help identify heart attacks in thousands of patients who would otherwise have gone undiagnosed, a study suggests.
Heart attack patients with a history of depression presenting at emergency departments were less likely to receive priority care than people with other conditions.
SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoping for that special heart filled with candy this month? That's not the only heart women should be thinking about during February, American Heart Month. Heart disease was once thought of as a man's disease, but no more.
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