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By Diana Holdright, Hugh Montgomery

ISBN-10: 0585419663

ISBN-13: 9780585419664

ISBN-10: 0727914898

ISBN-13: 9780727914897

(BMJ Books) UCL Hospitals, London, united kingdom. greater than a hundred questions are spoke back by way of prime cardiologists. functional consultant to administration of advanced occasions. For practitioners and citizens. Softcover.

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8% at 1 year (p = NS). However, 64% of patients crossed over to the invasive strategy because of recurrent angina or an abnormal treadmill test, raising doubts about the clinical application of the trial results. 05). However, with longer follow up (23 months) the mortality difference was lost. Of note, 9% of eligible patients were excluded due to very high-risk ischaemic complications. In contrast to TIMI IIIB, only 29% patients crossed over from the conservative arm. 4 Angiography rates varied from 2% (Poland) to 58% (US) and 60% (Brazil) at 7 days.

Risk stratification in unstable coronary artery disease. Additive value of troponin T determinations 18: 762–70. and pre-discharge exercise tests. Eur Heart J 1997;1 100 Questions in Cardiology 41 21 What are the risks of myocardial infarction and death in someone with unstable angina during hospital admission, at six months and one year? Diana Holdright The risks of myocardial infarction (MI) and death following the diagnosis of unstable angina (UA) depend on the accuracy of the diagnosis. g. to anaemia) and post-infarction).

Engl J Med 1991;3 3 Do D, West JA, Morise A et al. Agreement in predicting severe angiographic coronary artery disease using clinical and exercise test data. Am 134: 672–9. Heart J 1997;1 100 Questions in Cardiology 31 17 Who should have a thallium scan? How does it compare with standard exercise tests in determining risk ? Liz Prvulovich Exercise electrocardiography (ECG) is often the initial test in patients with chest pain being investigated for coronary artery disease (CAD). When this is unhelpful or leaves doubt then myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is recommended.

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