*  Screening for proximal coronary artery anomalies with 3-dimensional MR coronary angiography
The actual prevalence of asymptomatic myocardial bridging varies widely between x-ray coronary angiographic studies (0.5-2.5 ... Prevalence of myocardial bridging detected with 64-slice multidetector coronary computed tomography angiography in asymptomatic ... Myocardial bridging of the LAD was observed in seven of our cases, which was only confirmed in one person by MDCTA as the other ... Participants with myocardial bridging were not offered MDCTA as it is a common incidental finding on CT and only very rarely ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2898111/
*  LAD Coronary Artery Myocardial Bridging and Apical Ballooning Syndrome | JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
... and the inclusion/exclusion of superficial myocardial bridging. The greater prevalence of myocardial bridging in ABS patients ... myocardial bridging with partial encasement or 2) myocardial bridging with full encasement (16) (Fig. 2). In each group, the ... with no myocardial bridging by coronary angiography showed the presence of myocardial bridging by CTA (14 partial encasement ... The prevalence of myocardial bridging detected by CTA and CA in ABS patients was compared with 401 controls without ABS who ...
  http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/6/1/32
*  Myocardial bridging of the coronary arteries | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org
Myocardial bridging is a common congenital anomaly of the coronary arteries where a coronary artery courses through the ... Prevalence of myocardial bridging and correlation with coronary atherosclerosis studied with 64-slice CT coronary angiography. ... Myocardial bridging does not produce any symptoms in the majority of patients. However, deeper bridging (,2 mm) may cause ... Myocardial bridging as evaluated by 16 row MDCT. Eur J Radiol. 2009;69 (1): 156-64. doi:10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.09.038 - Pubmed ...
  https://radiopaedia.org/articles/myocardial-bridging-of-the-coronary-arteries
*  Ingela Schnittger, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Although it is general perception that myocardial bridges are normal variants, patients with myocardial bridges can present ... Prevalence and Prognostic Role of Right Ventricular Involvement in Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy JOURNAL OF CARDIAC FAILURE ... Myocardial bridging. Journal of the American College of Cardiology Tremmel, J. A., Schnittger, I. 2014; 64 (20): 2178-2179 View ... Myocardial Bridge and Acute Plaque Rupture. Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports Perl, L., Daniels, D., ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/ingela-schnittger
*  Sabinet | The intramyocardial left anterior descending artery : prevalence and surgical considerations in coronary artery...
... and it is often referred to as a myocardial bridge. The left anterior descending (LAD) artery is the most commonly bridged ... Its prevalence has been evaluated at both autopsy and angiography. However, in the literature reviewed it is apparent that ... Objectives: To document the prevalence of the IMLAD artery in a series of CABGs and to describe the surgical techniques used in ... Results: An IMLAD artery was present in 293 patients (21.7%). The prevalence was 20.2% (51/253) in females and 22.1% (242/1 096 ...
  http://journals.co.za/content/m_sajs/52/1/EJC150088
*  Invasive Evaluation of Patients With Angina in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery DiseaseCLINICAL PERSPECTIVE |...
7 and the presence of myocardial bridging.8 The prevalence of these causes in the same population is poorly defined, and the ... a myocardial bridge noted in 3 patients, and marked tortuosity was seen in another. Myocardial bridging was present in 57.9% ... myocardial bridging. Introduction. Angina and myocardial ischemia are usually caused by flow-limiting lesions within epicardial ... A myocardial bridge was present in 70 patients (58%). Overall, only 32 patients (23%) had no coronary explanation for their ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/131/12/1054
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 63
Prevalence of myocardial hypertrophy in a population of asymptomatic Swedish Maine coon ... ... Concomitant idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis and disseminated myocardial bridging is an uncommon clinical entity with ... Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) was performed for further assessment of myocardial function and presence of myocardial ... We investigated if myocardial edema is a feature of Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC). Seven TTC patients in the acute phase were ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-63-p9.html
*  http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UFE0041725/00001
Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999200JAMA 2002 Oct 9;288(14):1723-7. 4 Jemal A, Ward E, Hao Y, Thun M. ... Myocardial ischemia results in tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) oxidation with impaired endothelial function ameliorated by BH4. Proc ... The concep t of cardiometabolic risk: Bridging the fields of diabetology and cardiology. Ann Med 2008;40(7):51423. 12. Quyyumi ... Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity -related health risk factors, 2001. JAMA 2003 Jan 1;289(1):769. 7 Brownlee M. ...
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*  Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure (REMATCH)
Experience with the vented electric LVADs in bridge patients show a transplant and survival rate that is similar to the ... Assessment of Myocardial Disease in Man Using Novel Non-invasive Diagnostic Tools ... The prevalence of HF is estimated around 6.5 million peopl.... Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions. Heart-assist Devices ... Berlin Heart EXCOR devices (BHED) are ventricular assist devices (VAD) used mainly as a bridge to heart transplantation (HT) in ...
  https://www.bioportfolio.com/resources/trial/127927/Randomized-Evaluation-of-Mechanical-Assistance-for-the-Treatment-of-Congestive-Heart-Failure.html
*  Myocarditis - Wikipedia
Markers of myocardial damage (troponin or creatine kinase cardiac isoenzymes) are elevated. The ECG findings most commonly seen ... Among patients with HIV, myocarditis is the most common cardiac pathological finding at autopsy, with a prevalence of 50% or ... People who do not respond to conventional therapy are candidates for bridge therapy with left ventricular assist devices. Heart ... Myocardial inflammation can be suspected on the basis of electrocardiographic (ECG) results, elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myocarditis
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 84
Obesity prevalence is still on the rise worldwide in both adults and children. In adults, obesity is a significant ... Jackson Bethany L BL MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets, 300 East Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington, OH 43085, USA. ... Prevalence of cardiac arrhythmias increases gradually with age; however, specific rhythm disturbances can appear even prior to ... Acute myocardial infarction and congestive cardiac failure are characterized by high levels of cardiac sympathetic drive. Under ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-84-p3.html
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 27
This study sought to evaluate the treatment of symptomatic coronary myocardial bridges with coronary artery ... ... The prevalence of Japanese patients with coronary vasospasm is higher as compared with Western countries. The present study ... Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Myocardial Bridges of the Left Anterior Descending ... ... The purpose of this study was to evaluate the added value of coronary artery calcium score (CACS) as an adjunct to myocardial ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-27-p11.html
*  Percutaneous Septal Ablation in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: From Experiment to Standard of Care
C. Y. Ho, B. López, O. R. Coelho-Filho et al., "Myocardial fibrosis as an early manifestation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy," ... M. S. Maron, J. J. Finley, J. M. Bos et al., "Prevalence, clinical significance, and natural history of left ventricular apical ... C. Rapezzi, E. Arbustini, A. L. Caforio et al., "Diagnostic work-up in cardiomyopathies: bridging the gap between clinical ... T. Butz, F. van Buuren, K. P. Mellwig et al., "Two-dimensional strain analysis of the global and regional myocardial function ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amed/2014/464851/ref/
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 25
We report a case of recurrent pump thrombus formation in a 63-year-old man who was bridged to heart transplantation with a ... Heart failure is the only cardiovascular disease diagnosis increasing in prevalence in the United States. A number of drugs ... BACKGROUND: Myocardial recovery after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support has been reported. The LVAD Working Group ... Significant myocardial recovery by the LVAD rarely occurs in the severely failing heart. We undertook successful mononuclear ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-25-p9.html
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 25
The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of temporary support with a centrifugal blood pump as bridge to heart ... However, immigration to the United States from developing nations has resulted in the continued prevalence of ARF. Patients ... Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are used both for bridge to transplantation and for long term support in patients ... BACKGROUND: Our goal is ambulatory total respiratory and right heart assistance allowing a bridge to lung transplant. To that ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-25-p8.html
*  Nutrition-related disorders in Indigenous Australians: how things have changed | The Medical Journal of Australia
The incidence and prevalence of diabetes in Indigenous people are 2-4 times those in other Australians8 (and even higher in ... 31. Gracey M, Bridge E, Martin D, et al. An Aboriginal-driven program to prevent, control and manage nutrition-related " ... Effect of potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in 52 countries (the INTERHEART Study): ... The prevalence of nutrition-related chronic diseases and their consequences in Indigenous people will persist and most likely ...
  https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2007/186/1/nutrition-related-disorders-indigenous-australians-how-things-have-changed
*  Cardiology Online - International Academy of Cardiology
Increasing myocardial fibrosis results in progressive deterioration of myocardial function, with more extensive myocardial ... Diabetes mellitus is a paramount risk factor both for coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart failure, and the prevalence of ... Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are used to treat patients with severe heart failure, both as a bridge to ... TICAGRELOR LIMITS MYOCARDIAL INFARCT SIZE- AN ADENOSINE AND COX2 DEPENDENT EFFECT. Yochai Birnbaum, M.D., Baylor College of ...
  http://cardiologyonline.com
*  Current Status of Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Systematic Review
... bridge to myocardial recovery (BTR) applied to patients with nonischemic heart failure, with the goal to restore myocardial ... The prevalence of chronic heart failure (HF) is worldwide increasing and meanwhile averages 2.5% of the normal population [1, 2 ... but also as a bridge to decision (BTD), destination therapy (DT), or bridge to myocardial recovery (BTR) [13]. The growing ... These consist in some cases of temporary circulatory support, known as bridge to bridge therapy, in order to "prepare" the ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crp/2012/574198/
*  Coronary heart disease policy models: a systematic review | Springer for Research & Development
A bridge model, which covers subjects for the first 30 days after they develop coronary disease. Using CHD incidence data from ... This part calculates the risk of dying during the 12 months following a non-fatal myocardial infarction. The risk estimations ... Number of deaths prevented, LYG, CHD incidence (number of arrests, angina, AMI), CHD prevalence, CHD mortality, cost per life ... prevalence, mortality and cost. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001, 38: 1012-1017. 10.1016/S0735-1097(01)01512-1.CrossRefPubMedGoogle ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1186/1471-2458-6-213
*  Drug Therapy for Heart Valve Diseases | Circulation
... manifest specific indicators of myocardial dysfunction.32-36 Nonetheless, since myocardial dysfunction in AR results directly ... Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common VHD in adults, increasing in prevalence with age.2 AS presents a mechanical problem ... or as a bridge to surgery in severely decompensated patients. This review examines evidence supporting the use of drugs for ... Myocardial beta-adrenergic and muscarinic receptor density in cardiac pressure or volume overload. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1998;30: ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/132/11/1038
*  Quality of Care for Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients With Known Atherosclerotic Disease | Circulation
Patients with prior vascular disease had lower performance measures (Tables 2 and 3⇓).9,10 Among ST-segment acute myocardial ... Anderson JL, Adams CD, Antman EM, Bridges CR, Califf RM, Casey DE Jr, Chavey WE II, Fesmire FM, Hochman JS, Levin TN, Lincoff ... International prevalence, recognition, and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in outpatients with atherothrombosis. JAMA ... Patients with prior myocardial infarction, stroke, or symptomatic peripheral arterial disease in the CHARISMA trial. J Am Coll ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/120/7/560
*  Heart Volume 83(6); 2000 June
Normalisation of abnormal coronary fractional flow reserve associated with myocardial bridging using an intracoronary stent ... High prevalence of enteroviral genomic sequences in myocardium from cases of endemic cardiomyopathy (Keshan disease) in China ... Myocardial stunning after streptokinase: what is the significance of the Q wave? ... The case for an aggressive surgical approach to papillary muscle rupture following myocardial infarction: "From paradise lost ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/issues/16946/
*  International Journal of Research in Health Sciences
Myocardial bridges are present in 9 hearts and among these 4 bridges are observed in the course of right coronary artery and 5 ... A higher prevalence of ARI (40.9%) followed by GIT (15%) and prevalence of parental separation (17%) among boys. ... Keywords : Coronary artery; Dominance; Foetuses; Heart; Myocardial bridges Author : K. Jyothirmayia, Subhadra Devi Velichety, K ... presence of third coronary artery and myocardial bridges. The mean lengths of coronary arteries were compared between 1st, 2nd ...
  http://ijrhs.org/issue.php?id=NA==
*  Mending a Broken Heart: Treatment of Stress-Induced Heart Failure after Solid Organ Transplantation
D. F. Briceño, R. R. Fernando, S. Nathan, P. Loyalka, B. Kar, and I. D. Gregoric, "TandemHeart as a bridge to recovery in ... B. Redfors, R. Vedad, O. Angerås et al., "Mortality in takotsubo syndrome is similar to mortality in myocardial infarction-A ... A. A. Elesber, A. Prasad, K. A. Bybee et al., "Transient cardiac apical ballooning syndrome: prevalence and clinical ... D. W. Donker, E. Pragt, P. W. Weerwind et al., "Rescue extracorporeal life support as a bridge to reflection in fulminant ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jtrans/2018/9739236/ref/
*  Publications - Mayo Clinic
Nelson TJ, Martinez-Fernandez A, Yamada S, Perez-Terzic C, Ikeda Y, Terzic A. Repair of acute myocardial infarction by human ... Prevalence of musculoskeletal and balance disorders in patients enrolled in phase II cardiac rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm ... Mola A, Perez-Terzic C, Thomas R, Rey M. Cardiovascular disparities: bridging cardiovascular health promotion. US Cardiology. ... CXCR4+ and FLK-1+ identify circulating cells associated with improved cardiac function in patients following myocardial ...
  http://www.mayo.edu/research/SearchPublications/Publications?authid=11602988