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*  Myocardial infarction - Factbites
Myocardial bridging usually has a benign prognosis, but some cases associated with myocardial ischemia, infarction, and sudden ... tissue death due to oxygen starvation or ischemia). Acute myocardial infarction is usually characterized by varying degrees of ... Acute Myocardial Infarction. Myocardial infarction occurs when myocardial ischemia exceeds a critical threshold and overwhelms ... This is a case of acute myocardial infarction caused by coronary thrombosis in the setting of myocardial bridging. ...
  http://www.factbites.com/topics/Myocardial-infarction
*  Abstract 1712: Deep Myocardial Bridging is a Risk Factor for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy | Circulation
Myocardial bridging (MB) of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery segment has been linked with myocardial ischemia ... Abstract 1712: Deep Myocardial Bridging is a Risk Factor for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Cristina Basso, Barry ... Abstract 1712: Deep Myocardial Bridging is a Risk Factor for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ... Abstract 1712: Deep Myocardial Bridging is a Risk Factor for Sudden Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/114/Suppl_18/II_334.3
*  Support Cycling and Pedestrian Access for the Proposed I-90 Bridge (And Get A Great View Along the Way) | REALNEO for all
... myocardial ischemia), heart attacks, stroke, arrhythmia and sudden death, cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality and ... I travel th Abbey Bridge in the winter and sometimes when it snows, you can't walk across the bridge - unless you walk in the ... There are a number of beautiful lift bridges in the Flats--namely the Eagle Ramp bridge that should be repaired and reopened. ... Why just a bridge…it could be work of art and also highly functional as it connects both sides of the river. ...
  http://realneo.us/content/support-cycling-and-pedestrian-access-proposed-i-90-bridge-and-get-great-view-along-way
*  Frandics Chan | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) has been associated with myocardial ischemia and sudden death. The past ... Myocardial bridges (MB) are commonly seen on coronary CT angiography (CCTA) in asymptomatic individuals, but in patients with ... Near sudden death from cardiac lipoma in an adolescent. Circulation Friedberg, M. K., Chang, I. L., Silverman, N. H., ... Peri-infarct ischemia determined by comprehensive MR evaluation of myocardial viability and stress perfusion predicts future ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/frandics-chan
*  Ian S. Rogers, M.D., M.P.H. | Stanford Medicine Profiles
A myocardial bridge (MB) has been associated with ventricular arrhythmia and sudden death during exercise. QT dispersion (QTd) ... Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) has been associated with myocardial ischemia and sudden death. The past ... Although it is general perception that myocardial bridges are normal variants, patients with myocardial bridges can present ... Myocardial bridges: Overview of diagnosis and management. Congenital heart disease Rogers, I. S., Tremmel, J. A., Schnittger, I ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/ian-rogers?tab=bio
*  Daniel Murphy | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) has been associated with myocardial ischemia and sudden death. The past ... Surgical unroofing of hemodynamically significant myocardial bridges in a pediatric population. The Journal of thoracic and ... Sudden death and congestive heart failure are the main causes of death, and outcomes beyond 30 years are unknown. Pulmonary ... BACKGROUND: Although myocardial bridges (MBs) are traditionally regarded as incidental findings, it has been reported that ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/daniel-murphy
*  Cardiogenic shock accompanied by dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and myocardial bridging after transient...
ST-elevation myocardial infarction due to dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction combined with myocardial bridging ... due to dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with transient mitral regurgitation and myocardial bridging after ... angiography revealed almost normal right coronary artery and left circumflex artery and only a severe myocardial bridge in the ... In this report, we present a case of cardiogenic shock that mimics ST-elevation myocardial infarction, ...
  https://0-bmcresnotes-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/1756-0500-6-478
*  Epicardial Coronary Artery Compression Secondary to Pericardial Adhesions Demonstrated by Multi-Modality Imaging, and Treated...
Clinical relevance of myocardial bridging severity: single center experience. Eur J Clin Invest. 2009;39:110-115. ... A single chamber cardiac defibrillator was implanted for secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death before discharge. Our ... predominantly felt that she likely had a horizontal fibrous band compressing the coronary segments and causing acute ischemia, ... This presentation is not consistent with primary myocardial bridging, which involves left anterior descending artery in 93% of ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/130/15/e129
*  Exercise sub-cluster 88
Several previous studies suggest that myocardial bridging (MB) is associated with ischemia and rhythm disturbances. We sought ... There has been scrutiny of CEWs and their potential role in the occasional sudden death of subjects in custody. There is a ... The Brugada syndrome has been described as a genetic disorder involving aborted sudden cardiac death in patients with ... remains a serious problem and an important cause of death. Standard pulse oximetrie in low acuity settings is nowadays ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/75/Exercise/sub-88-p7.html
*  MGH Cardiovascular Images - 49 Year-Old Woman with New-Onset Exertional Dyspnea and Chest Pain
... there are a few reports linking MB to acute myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, or sudden death. Symptomatic patients are ... Myocardial bridging (MB) is a congenital variant of CA anatomy in which an arterial segment takes an intramyocardial course, ... documented ischemia, and who have failed medical therapy.. This case demonstrates the unique power of MDCT to demonstrate not ... Figure 2. Volume-rendered cardiac CTA demonstrating a long LAD myocardial bridge segment. A large diagonal branch resurfaces in ...
  https://www.massgeneral.org/imaging/news/cv-newsletter/january_2008/
*  The pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes | Heart
Mechanisms of myocardial ischaemia in non-occluding coronary thrombosis. * Distal embolisation of aggregates of platelets ... 1985) Unstable angina with fatal outcome: dynamic coronary thrombosis leading to infarction and/or sudden death. Circulation 71 ... and compression by myocardial bridges. Thrombosis is also the major initiating factor in unstable angina, particularly when ... Given the importance of thrombosis as the trigger for acute myocardial ischaemia, it is necessary to know something about the ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/83/3/361
*  Cardiovascular Journal of Africa: Vol 27, Issue 4, July/August 2016
Introduction: Myocardial bridging (MB) is a congenital variant of the coronary artery in which a portion of the epicardial ... exercise-induced dysrhythmias or even sudden death. MB may be related to increased inflammatory and atherosclerotic processes. ... Although it is considered a benign anomaly, it may lead to such complications as myocardial ischaemia, acute coronary syndrome ... Title: A rare cause of early repolarisation in an adolescent boy with chest pain: myocardial bridging. Authors: M Deveci, K ...
  http://cvja.co.za/archive/vol_28_issue_3_June.php
*  Expert consensus document on b-adrenergic receptor blockers
... den cardiac death in different conditions, includingacute and chronic myocardial ischaemia, heart failure Control of heart rate ... the routine use of b-blockers in and sudden cardiac death and their use is recommended the prevention of sudden cardiac death ... patients polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias mainly occurring at with myocardial bridging may present with ischaemia and rest ... 79 sudden cardiac death and death due to progression of The effects of b-blockers in patients with stable an- heart failure in ...
  http://health-articles.net/s/sfcardio5test.sfcardio.fr1.html
*  Chronic stable angina guidelines - is there an emerging international consensus? | The British Journal of Cardiology
... reduction in myocardial ischaemia, p=0.004). Indeed, the extent of myocardial ischaemia was a key determinant of the benefit ( ... sudden cardiac death, or all-cause mortality. Evidence from ACTION (A Coronary Disease Trial Investigating Outcome with ... cardioprotective properties can bridge the gap between nitrate use and effective management of stable angina and ischaemia. ... Data from COURAGE-PCI10 showed significantly greater reduction in myocardial ischaemia (where ischaemia is defined as ...
  https://bjcardio.co.uk/2012/08/chronic-stable-angina-guidelines-is-there-an-emerging-international-consensus/
*  Sports Participation and Sudden Cardiac Arrest - American College of Cardiology
Sudden cardiac death in the athlete: bridging the gaps between evidence, policy, and practice. Circulation 2012;125:2511-6. ... These triggers can include acute myocardial ischemia, abrupt hemodynamic changes, and increased sympathetic stimulation, all of ... Sudden deaths in young competitive athletes: analysis of 1866 deaths in the United States, 1980-2006. Circulation 2009;119:1085 ... Mortality and sudden death in pediatric left ventricular noncompaction in a tertiary referral center. Circulation 2013;127:2202 ...
  http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/06/28/07/06/sports-participation-and-sudden-cardiac-arrest
*  Cardiac Arrest | Circulation Research
... was the best predictor of early sudden death after myocardial infarction.47,48 Furthermore, the proposed benefit of N-3 fatty ... Calpain system and its involvement in myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury. World J Cardiol. 2014;6:638-652. doi: 10.4330 ... but may be related to loss of optimum cross-bridge overlap (eg, starling forces) when the erectile effect of the vasculature is ... Roles in Sudden Cardiac Death. Finding the Rhythm of Sudden Cardiac Death: New Opportunities Using Induced Pluripotent Stem ...
  http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/116/12/2041.full
*  Obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Explain Medicine
Sudden death [1],[4]. In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy there are extensive myocardial disarray in which numerous myocytes are ... myocardial bridging, decreased coronary perfusion pressure, obstruction to LV outflow, and decreased capillary myocardial fiber ... This can be occur due to myocardial ischemia. This may be due to small-vessel disease with decreased vasodilator capacity. ... MARON B. J., ROBERTS W. C., EPSTEIN S. E.. Sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a profile of 78 patients. Circulation [ ...
  http://www.explainmedicine.com/article/Cardiovascular/Obstructive-Hypertrophic-Cardiomyopathy
*  Heart failure post-myocardial infarction: a review of the issues | Heart
SCD-HeFT, sudden cardiac death in heart failure trial. *TACTICS TIMI 18, treat angina with Aggrastat and determine cost of ... involving the extent of myocardial damage at the time of the index event, recurrent ischaemia and the development of myocardial ... "bridge" to revascularisation by PCI, transplantation or even recovery. In some patients, LVADs will provide "destination" ... SCD-HeFT, sudden cardiac death in heart failure trial. *TACTICS TIMI 18, treat angina with Aggrastat and determine cost of ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/91/suppl_2/ii3
*  Ingela Schnittger, MD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
A myocardial bridge (MB) has been associated with ventricular arrhythmia and sudden death during exercise. QT dispersion (QTd) ... ULTRASONIC TISSUE CHARACTERIZATION - DETECTION OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA IN DOGS CIRCULATION Schnittger, I., Vieli, A., ... Although it is general perception that myocardial bridges are normal variants, patients with myocardial bridges can present ... Stress testing identifies asymptomatic individuals at high risk for acute myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac death. ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/ingela-schnittger
*  European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) and European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) joint position...
Myocardial bridge consists of a major epicardial CA, usually the left anterior descending CA, coursing deep within the ... Family history of sudden cardiac death/HCM - + Major ECG abnormalities (ST segment/T wave inversion, wide, and deep Q waves ... Obstructive coronary disease can be excluded in case of suspected myocardial ischaemia. Table 6 Indications to perform coronary ... Coronary arteries anomalies and myocardial bridging 1967 5. Conclusion 1968 1. Introduction Athletic training is associated ...
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*  Most recent papers in the journal Research in Cardiovascular Medicine | Read by QxMD
... myocardial infarction or sudden death. CASE PRESENTATION: A 32-year-old woman presented with edema of the upper and lower limbs ... ECMO was used as a bridge to lung transplantation. However, after prolonged resuscitation, he developed medullary ischemia and ... Myocardial Infarction Secondary to Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Obstruction of the Left Main: Treated With Primary PCI. ... have mentioned that coronary artery disease developing at early ages in patients with Turner syndrome causes sudden deaths. ...
  https://www.readbyqxmd.com/journal/49200
*  T-Wave Alternans and Human Ventricular Arrhythmias | JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2000) Electrophysiologic testing to identify patients with coronary artery disease who are at risk for sudden death. N Engl J ... 21) also suggest a transmural gradient in RPA, yet their recordings did not span the same myocardial region, so this needs ... In animals, spatially non-uniform RPA after premature beats, rapid pacing (20), or acute ischemia (18) might lead to discordant ... 21) provide important data to bridge this divide. In a small population of patients with ischemic and nonischemic ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/49/3/347
*  2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope, European Heart Journal | 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy037 | DeepDyve
... or sudden death) in patients with Brugada syndrome was 7.7% per year in those with a history of sudden cardiac arrest, 1.9% per ... Therefore, cardiac catheterization techniques should be carried out in suspected myocardial ischaemia or infarction with the ... In these patients, the role of drug therapy is limited to being a bridge to ablation or being used when ablation has failed. In ... 5.6 Treatment of unexplained syncope in patients at high risk of sudden cardiac death The underlying clinical situation is that ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/ou_press/2018-esc-guidelines-for-the-diagnosis-and-management-of-syncope-a6qrvjmqyU
*  ISRCTN - ISRCTN29731761: UK GRACE Risk Score Intervention Study
3.3.2. Congestive cardiac failure due to ischaemia; 3.3.3. Resuscitated sudden cardiac death; 3.3.4. Prior or new positive ... or death) as recorded on the end of hospital stay CRF.. 2. Composite endpoint of cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial ... Heart and Lung Unit Lowes Bridge. Torquay. TQ2 7AA. United Kingdom. Trial participating centre. West Middlesex University ... 4. Individual components of the composite endpoints of cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction, new onset heart ...
  http://www.isrctn.com/ISRCTN29731761
*  Cardiac Literature, including Myocardial Infarction, arrthymias, tachycardia, and angina sub-cluster 63
BACKGROUND: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is considered to be the most common cause of exercise-related sudden death in young ... Concomitant idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis and disseminated myocardial bridging is an uncommon clinical entity with ... although its clinical manifestations are often similar to those of myocardial ischemia. This syndrome is possibly due to an ... Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) was performed for further assessment of myocardial function and presence of myocardial ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/cluster/1/Cardiac-Literature-including-Myocardial-Infarction-arrthymias-tachycardia-and-angina/sub-63-p9.html