Home > Cardiology > Presenting heart attack symptoms may help predict outcome

Presenting heart attack symptoms may help predict outcome


Notice: Undefined index: new_doi_fields in /home/daan/projects/medicalconferences_dev/wp-content/themes/writers-blogily-child/functions.php on line 138

Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/daan/projects/medicalconferences_dev/wp-content/themes/writers-blogily-child/functions.php on line 138

Notice: Undefined index: new_doi_fields in /home/daan/projects/medicalconferences_dev/wp-content/themes/writers-blogily-child/functions.php on line 174

Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/daan/projects/medicalconferences_dev/wp-content/themes/writers-blogily-child/functions.php on line 174

Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/daan/projects/medicalconferences_dev/wp-content/themes/writers-blogily-child/functions.php on line 175
Conference
European Society of Cardiology Acute CardioVascular Care 2022
Reuters Health - 21/03/2022 - Patients with non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) who report dyspnea or fatigue as their main presenting symptom have a worse prognosis than peers who report chest pain as the predominant feature, a new study suggests. At one year after NSTEMI, patients with dyspnea or fatigue were less likely to be alive and also less likely to stay out of hospital for heart problems, researchers found. They presented the study at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Acute CardioVascular Care 2022 conference. Dr. Paulo Medeiros of Braga Hospital, in Portugal, and colleagues analyzed data on 4,726 NSTEMI patients aged 18 and older (71% men; mean age, 68 years). They divided patients into three groups according to their main symptom at presentation. Chest pain was the most common presenting symptom (91%), followed by dyspnea/fatigue (7%) and syncope (2%). Patients with dyspnea/fatigue were significantly older ...


Please login to read the full text of the article.


If you have no account yet, please register now.





Posted on