major coronary event

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major coronary event

The occurrence of sudden cardiac death or a confirmed fatal or nonfatal myocardial infarction, diagnosed by EKG and/or cardiac enzyme changes.
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acute coronary event and major adverse cardiac event) HRs > 1 were found also in quartiles 2 and 3, whereas for stroke the increased risk was limited to the highest quartile.
The prospective study " Catastrophic health expenditure after acute coronary events in Asia" states that Indians and Chinese have to undergo maximum ' out of pocket' costs and suffer maximum catastrophic health spend when hospitalised after heart attack ( Acute Coronary Syndromes), or ACS, in Asia.
In the present study, we found decreased plasma adiponectin concentrations in the patients with diabetes which was further lower in patients with an acute coronary event indicating that it may be a predictor of macroangiopathy.
Reyes' motion said the Taguig-Pateros hospital is not equipped with the facilities for such an acute coronary event.
Granger CB, Goldberg RJ, Dabbous O, Predictors of hospital mortality in the global registry of acute coronary events.
After adjusting for various potential confounding factors such as age, sex, body mass index, smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, family history of cardiovascular disease and adherence to the Mediterranean diet, results confirmed that those occupied in progressively less physically demanding jobs (that is, for each unit increase of the scale) were associated with a 20 percentlower likelihood of acute coronary events (a statistically significant odds ratio of 0.
Once a patient is identified as being at high-risk for an acute coronary event, he or she is put onto a care path or protocol, and cardiac markers are tested periodically," said Christenson.
The ADLIB Project, which stands for The Acute Coronary Event DNA LIBrary, was launched last October.
Washington, June 21 ( ANI ): One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a meta-analysis of 24 studies has revealed.
That result led to the conclusion of "the lower the better" for LDL-C after an acute coronary event.

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