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High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels, chest pain increase risk for CV outcomes - Healio



High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels, chest pain increase risk for CV outcomes 
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Patients with detectable levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T in the presence of chest pain and stable troponin levels have an increased risk for CV outcomes and death, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of ...

 


Other conditions may be causes of chest pain - Harvard Health



Harvard Health
 
Other conditions may be causes of chest pain 
Harvard Health
Although chest pain is often?and rightfully? associated with heart disease, other medical problems can be causes of chest pain. Angina?feelings of pressure, heaviness, tightness. or pain in the chest?occurs when plaque in the coronary arteries ...

 


Breen improved after chest pain | College Football | pantagraph.com - Bloomington Pantagraph



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Breen improved after chest pain | College Football | pantagraph.com 
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NORMAL ? Zach Breen felt a twinge in his chest on Wednesday before last week's Illinois State football game at Southern Illinois.

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Is CT Angiography the Best First Test for Chest Pain? - Medscape



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Is CT Angiography the Best First Test for Chest Pain? 
Medscape
HERSHEY, PA ? A new meta-analysis shows that use of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) is associated with significantly fewer MIs than standard functional stress testing in patients with suspected CAD and acute or stable chest pain.

 


Pediatric chest pain and syncope: Know when to refer - ModernMedicine



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Pediatric chest pain and syncope: Know when to refer 
ModernMedicine
What causes chest pain and syncope in children and adolescents, and how can pediatricians recognize and eliminate the causes that may lead to significant morbidity or even death? Barbara J Deal, MD, Getz professor of Cardiology, Northwestern University ...

 


Dark Skies and Chest Pain as California Fires Spew Smoke 100 Miles - U.S. News & World Report



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Dark Skies and Chest Pain as California Fires Spew Smoke 100 Miles 
U.S. News & World Report
Paramedics said children and others with respiratory problems suffered from shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness and nausea, and local fire departments and others brought oxygen tanks to evacuation centers to ease the suffering. State assemblyman ...

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5 other considerations when treating a chest pain patient - EMS1.com - EMS1.com



5 other considerations when treating a chest pain patient - EMS1.com 
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You are on scene with a patient who is experiencing chest pain; what if the cause isn't cardiac?

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South Dakota man has chest pain and wires in his stomach ? but ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune



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South Dakota man has chest pain and wires in his stomach ? but ... 
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Brad Jurek awoke on his 49th birthday with plenty of reasons to complain: His heartbeat was indiscernible and his chest hurt where his sternum had been wired ...

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Depression, Anxiety Associated With Recurrent Chest Pain - Psychiatry Advisor



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Depression, Anxiety Associated With Recurrent Chest Pain 
Psychiatry Advisor
Depression is associated with recurrent chest pain in adults regardless of the presence of coronary artery disease, according to the results of a study published in the American Heart Journal. In this prospective cohort study, researchers evaluated 365 ...

 


Morris Hospital cardiologist says take chest pain seriously - The Herald-News



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Morris Hospital cardiologist says take chest pain seriously 
The Herald-News
MORRIS ? Many people believe chest pain equals having a heart attack. While this isn't necessarily true, it's important to get checked immediately if you have pain around your chest. Morris Hospital Cardiologist G. Steinar Gudmundsson said that chest ...