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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen. 251 kata lagi

Cohort Study

Heart Collaterals – the alternate route

Collaterals are your heart’s solution to blood flow problems. Not only does your heart pump essential blood to the body, it is also a vital muscle that needs its own blood flow. 686 kata lagi

Cardiovascular (Heart)

What is a heart attack?

We all hear about heart attacks. Something happens to a person’s heart, and we know it’s deadly. But what’s actually happening? 733 kata lagi


Do You Know What's On Garry Shandling's And Your Parent's Death Certificate?

When someone who had appeared to be healthy dies suddenly, it is often assumed that he/she died of “a massive heart attack.” Certainly, this was the case in the recent unexpected sudden death of Garry Shandling, the actor and comedian.   899 kata lagi

Atherosclerosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Straight, No Chaser: When Your Jaw Pain Could Be a Heart Attack

Several Straight, No Chaser posts have addressed jaw pain. We’ve separately discussed jaw trauma and TMJ syndrome. Unfortunately, that’s not the most important story of jaw pain. 586 kata lagi

Sterling Medical Advice

Early Intravenous Beta-Blockers in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Before Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


Background  The impact of intravenous (IV) beta-blockers before primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) on infarct size and clinical outcomes is not well established.

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Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction Using a High-Sensitivity Troponin I 1-Hour Algorithm


Importance  Rapid and accurate diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) currently constitutes an unmet need.

Objective  To test a 1-hour diagnostic algorithm to diagnose AMI using a high-sensitivity troponin I assay with a new cutoff level of 6 ng/L. 1.074 kata lagi