Search Tag: AMI

ICU Management


2024 06 Feb

  Acute mesenteric ischaemia (AMI) is a rare condition with challenging diagnosis due to nonspecific symptoms and lack of established diagnostic biomarkers. Existing evidence suggests high mortality rates with limited improvement in outcomes over time. Recent estimates indicate an incidence of approximately 5–7 cases per 10,000 hospital admissions,...Read more

Cardiology Management


2019 09 Jan

According to the World Health Organization, each year approximately 3 to 5 million cases of influenza and nearly 300,000 to 650,000 respiratory deaths worldwide can be attributed to influenza. Vulnerable patients, including elderly patients, pregnant women, and immunocompromised patients are at a greater risk of developing influenza-related complications....Read more

Cardiology Management


2016 17 Oct

According to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine by Yale School of Medicine researchers, short- and long-term risk of death after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with hospital performance.   Risk-standardised mortality rates are widely used to measure quality and hospital performance. However, it is...Read more

Cardiology Management


2015 02 Sep

According to German research presented at the ESC Congress in London, patients arriving at the emergency department with chest pain suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) can be triaged more quickly and more safely using a new rapid assay with refined cut-offs. In a Hot Line presentation, the Biomarkers in Acute Cardiovascular Care (BACC)...Read more

Cardiology Management


2014 06 May

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that that it will display its portfolio of clinical resuscitation products including the LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator, along with sudden cardiac death (SCD) education and screening tools, at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 35th Annual...Read more

Cardiology Management


2013 26 Nov

A study published by JAMA Internal Medicine does not appear to support the use of chest pain characteristics (CPCs) specific to women in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) in the emergency department. The vast majority of patients with AMI (90%) report chest pain or discomfort, however some patients present...Read more