Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Abstract Number: 1079

NOT YOUR TYPICAL ANGINA

Case Presentation: A 67 year-old-man with a history of hepatitis C cirrhosis and a recent diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) presented with six months of worsening dyspnea on exertion and one month of progressive typical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:54-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on NOT YOUR TYPICAL ANGINA

Abstract Number: 996

DISSECTING THE CASE: DIAGNOSING SPONTANEOUS CORONARY ARTERY DISSECTION

Case Presentation: A 42 year-old man with remote tobacco history and no other cardiac risk factors presented after an episode of substernal chest pain. One day prior to presentation, he ran three miles without chest [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:42:11-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DISSECTING THE CASE: DIAGNOSING SPONTANEOUS CORONARY ARTERY DISSECTION

Abstract Number: 896

AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF NSTEMI

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old female presented to the hospital with two days of acute chest pressure which occurred at rest. It was intermittent in nature but had persisted over the past two days which prompted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:39:08-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF NSTEMI

HM2018 Abstract Number: 300

CARDIAC RISK SCORING USING THE DERIVED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM AND CARDIAC ELECTRICAL BIOMARKER

Background: HEART and TIMI risk scores that include 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) changes and troponin I (cTnI) have been used to stratify patients presenting with chest pain that may indicate the presence of an acute coronary [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:06-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on CARDIAC RISK SCORING USING THE DERIVED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM AND CARDIAC ELECTRICAL BIOMARKER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 530

“An untimely wear and tear ” A case of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a young female .

Case Presentation: A 32 year old female presented with 2 month history of acute onset pressure-like chest pain occurring after yelling at her children and radiating to the back. The symptoms recurred and become progressive [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:01:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “An untimely wear and tear ” A case of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a young female .

HM2017 Abstract Number: 660

ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN A HEMOPHILIA PATIENT: A CLINICAL CHALLENGE

Case Presentation: A 68 year old male with a history of severe hemophilia (factor VIII <1%) and hypertension presented with symptoms of nausea, vomiting, severe dyspnea, diaphoresis and substernal chest pain for several days prior [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:08:38-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN A HEMOPHILIA PATIENT: A CLINICAL CHALLENGE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 421

HEART FAILURE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN A YOUNG PATIENT: LATE COMPLICATIONS OF KAWASAKI DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 38-year-old male presented to the hospital with fatigue and progressive exertional dyspnea. He had a childhood history of Kawasaki disease (KD) with no treatment or subsequent follow up. Physical exam revealed marked [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:33:48-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on HEART FAILURE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN A YOUNG PATIENT: LATE COMPLICATIONS OF KAWASAKI DISEASE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 715

“Tear It Up! Exercise Induced Coronary Artery Dissection”

Case Presentation: A 40 year-old female with history of pulmonary embolism during pregnancy presented with sudden onset of substernal chest pain and shortness of breath, which began an hour after she finished a rowing class. [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on “Tear It Up! Exercise Induced Coronary Artery Dissection”