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ALLMedicine™ Chest Pain Center

Research & Reviews  144 results

Factors associated with late presentation to the emergency department in patients compl...
Patient Education and Counseling; Miró Ò, Troester V et. al.

Jul 12th, 2021 - We investigated which factors predict late presentation (LP) to the emergency department (ED) in patients with non-traumatic chest pain (CP). All CP cases attended at a single ED (2008-2017) were included. LP was considered if time from CP onset t...

Downstream Cascades of Care Following High-Sensitivity Troponin Test Implementation.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Ganguli I, Cui J et. al.

Jun 26th, 2021 - Patients with chest pain are often evaluated for acute myocardial infarction through troponin testing, which may prompt downstream services (cascades) of uncertain value. This study sought to determine the association of high-sensitivity cardiac t...

Coblation Discoplasty Alleviates Cervical Chest Pain After Positive Ultrasound-Guided N...
World Neurosurgery; He L, Zhao W et. al.

May 16th, 2021 - Cervical chest pain (CCP), as 1 atypical symptom associated with cervical spondylosis, often overlaps with other chest-related diseases. CCP obviously relieved after ultrasound-guided cervical nerve root block near a herniated disc should be consi...

A phenomapping-derived tool to personalize the selection of anatomical vs. functional t...
European Heart Journal; Oikonomou EK, Van Dijk D et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2021 - Coronary artery disease is frequently diagnosed following evaluation of stable chest pain with anatomical or functional testing. A more granular understanding of patient phenotypes that benefit from either strategy may enable personalized testing....

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Chest Pain-Noncardiac Etiology Unlikely-Low to In...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shah AB et. al.

Nov 6th, 2018 - Chronic chest pain (CCP) of a cardiac etiology is a common clinical problem. The diagnosis and classification of the case of chest pain has rapidly evolved providing the clinician with multiple cardiac imaging strategies. Though scintigraphy and r...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  20 results

Use of Visual Decision Aid for Shared Decision Making in Chest Pain

Mar 13th, 2020 - Chest pain is a common presenting complaint in the Emergency Department (ED). Cardiac testing in low-risk patients poses unnecessary costs and resource utilisation, which may in part be due to clinicians adopting a very-low-risk threshold for disc...

Investigation of Cannabinoid Receptor Agonist Dronabinol in Patients With Functional Chest Pain

Sep 26th, 2019 - About 200,000 new cases of Functional Chest Pain (FCP) are diagnosed annually in USA. FCP is associated with poor quality of life and high health care expenditure. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), esophageal motility disorders, and psycholo...

The Evaluation of Effectiveness Between Empirical and Guided Therapy for Unexplained Non-Cardiac Chest Pain

Aug 28th, 2019 - Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is very common in the general population but symptom alone or patient's characteristics do not adequately differentiate cardiac and esophageal cause. Cardiologists are usually consulted first to exclude life-threateni...

WISE ARIC: Retinal Photography in Women With Chest Pain

May 28th, 2019 - Women who meet study eligibility criteria and provide written informed consent will have a baseline physical exam, including measurements of heart rate, blood pressure, weight. Medical history will be updated, specifically cardiovascular events (h...

Internet-delivered CBT for Patients With NCCP

Feb 26th, 2019 - Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is common and has substantial impact on patients' psychological wellbeing, quality of life and healthcare use. Although cardiac diagnosis is 'ruled out', many patients think they have an undetected cardiac disease (i....

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News  23 results

NICE Guidelines for Non-angina Chest Pain Miss a Significant Proportion of CAD Patients

Jun 10th, 2021 - A substantial proportion of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are missed when presenting with non-anginal chest pain shows a 2-year study that followed local rather than National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines...

AI Could Slash Diagnosis Costs in Stable Chest Pain Patients

Sep 6th, 2019 - PARIS — An artificial intelligence decision support system (AI DSS) to help decide which diagnostic tests to perform in individuals with stable chest pain (SCP) could lead to substantial reductions in healthcare costs versus standard human-led car...

Troponin Stratifies Risk in Chest Pain: PROMISE

Jan 23rd, 2019 - Higher concentrations of high-sensitivity troponin I (hsTnI), even those within the normal range, are associated with a heightened near-term risk for death, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and hospitalization in symptomatic outpatients, new rese...

Brugada Genes Debunked; T2D Drug Excuses; Paradise Pivotal Trial

Jul 9th, 2018 - A study reevaluating genes reported to be associated with Brugada syndrome challenged the validity of all but one. (Circulation) The American College of Cardiology renamed its ACTION Registry under the National Cardiovascular Data Registry umbrell...

Clinical Puzzle: Lung Cancer or Hodgkin Lymphoma?

Mar 29th, 2018 - Patients with Hodgkin lymphoma have a 15% to 40% likelihood of pulmonary involvement, such as a solitary lung mass or cavitary lung lesion. But clinicians at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, New York, were faced with a rare case of another prese.

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Patient Education  8 results see all →