atypical chest pain

atypical chest pain

A term of variable application for chest pain that is sudden, sharp and short-lived. The term’s use is inconsistent: some doctors use the term as a means of referring a patient to another service or consultant/specialist; others recommend deleting the phrase from the working medical parlance.
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2 The clinical presentations in symptomatic patients can vary from angina, atypical chest pain, syncope, dyspnoea, palpitation, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, and can even lead to sudden cardiac death.
According to the medical records, Shah, 62, who was declared 'Prisoner of Conscience' by the Amnesty International for not budging before New Delhi despite years of imprisonment, is suffering from multiple ailments like hypertension, diabetes, mellitus, dyslipidemias, atypical chest pain, BHP, cervical spondylitis, lumbar spondylitis, osteoarthritis in both knees besides being on regular medication for three attacks of sudden loss of consciousness.
Objective:To determine and compare the frequency, clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients reporting in Emergency Department of AFICand NIHD with typical and atypical chest pain.
A 74-year-old woman presented in 2012 with atypical chest pain and was diagnosed with non--ST elevation myocardial infarction based on rise and fall in cardiac troponin T [(cTnT).
Other counterarguments were the absence of coronary risk factors, and the atypical chest pain.
Non-invasive tests are therefore important in validating angina, and in quantifying the severity, as well as in the evaluation of atypical chest pain.
8) Additional common indications for CCTA include patients with 1) typical or atypical chest pain and normal or equivocal stress tests and/or ECG findings; 2) unexplained or atypical chest pain with low risk for CAD and a possible coronary artery anomaly; 3) unexplained acute chest pain with low or intermediate risk, negative cardiac enzymes, and normal or equivocal ECG findings; and 4) preoperative or pre-procedural evaluation of the coronary arteries.
She also developed recurrent atypical chest pain and mid-epigastric pain, occurring intermittently during her treatment, several times per week for 4 to 5 five years.
Vincent Hot Springs Chest Pain Unit features a dedicated area with cardiology-trained staff designed specifically for patients with acute angina or atypical chest pain, with the goal to diagnose and treat within 24 hours.
During evaluation for intermittent atypical chest pain of two weeks duration, a 59-year-old woman had an electrocardiogram performed.

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