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N Engl J Med ; 381(14): 1309-1320, 2019 Oct 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31475798

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BACKGROUND: Patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus who have not had a myocardial infarction or stroke are at high risk for cardiovascular events. Whether adding ticagrelor to aspirin improves outcomes in this population is unclear. METHODS: In this randomized, double-blind trial, we assigned patients who were 50 years of age or older and who had stable coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus to receive either ticagrelor plus aspirin or placebo plus aspirin. Patients with previous myocardial infarction or stroke were excluded. The primary efficacy outcome was a composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke. The primary safety outcome was major bleeding as defined by the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) criteria. RESULTS: A total of 19,220 patients underwent randomization. The median follow-up was 39.9 months. Permanent treatment discontinuation was more frequent with ticagrelor than placebo (34.5% vs. 25.4%). The incidence of ischemic cardiovascular events (the primary efficacy outcome) was lower in the ticagrelor group than in the placebo group (7.7% vs. 8.5%; hazard ratio, 0.90; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.81 to 0.99; P = 0.04), whereas the incidence of TIMI major bleeding was higher (2.2% vs. 1.0%; hazard ratio, 2.32; 95% CI, 1.82 to 2.94; P<0.001), as was the incidence of intracranial hemorrhage (0.7% vs. 0.5%; hazard ratio, 1.71; 95% CI, 1.18 to 2.48; P = 0.005). There was no significant difference in the incidence of fatal bleeding (0.2% vs. 0.1%; hazard ratio, 1.90; 95% CI, 0.87 to 4.15; P = 0.11). The incidence of an exploratory composite outcome of irreversible harm (death from any cause, myocardial infarction, stroke, fatal bleeding, or intracranial hemorrhage) was similar in the ticagrelor group and the placebo group (10.1% vs. 10.8%; hazard ratio, 0.93; 95% CI, 0.86 to 1.02). CONCLUSIONS: In patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes without a history of myocardial infarction or stroke, those who received ticagrelor plus aspirin had a lower incidence of ischemic cardiovascular events but a higher incidence of major bleeding than those who received placebo plus aspirin. (Funded by AstraZeneca; THEMIS ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT01991795.).


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Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/tratamento farmacológico , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/complicações , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/complicações , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/mortalidade , Método Duplo-Cego , Quimioterapia Combinada/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Seguimentos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Hemorragia/mortalidade , Humanos , Incidência , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/prevenção & controle , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos , Resultado do Tratamento
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Lancet ; 394(10206): 1325-1334, 2019 10 12.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31488373

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BACKGROUND: The Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery (SYNTAX) trial was a non-inferiority trial that compared percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using first-generation paclitaxel-eluting stents with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with de-novo three-vessel and left main coronary artery disease, and reported results up to 5 years. We now report 10-year all-cause death results. METHODS: The SYNTAX Extended Survival (SYNTAXES) study is an investigator-driven extension of follow-up of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial done in 85 hospitals across 18 North American and European countries. Patients with de-novo three-vessel and left main coronary artery disease were randomly assigned (1:1) to the PCI group or CABG group. Patients with a history of PCI or CABG, acute myocardial infarction, or an indication for concomitant cardiac surgery were excluded. The primary endpoint of the SYNTAXES study was 10-year all-cause death, which was assessed according to the intention-to-treat principle. Prespecified subgroup analyses were performed according to the presence or absence of left main coronary artery disease and diabetes, and according to coronary complexity defined by core laboratory SYNTAX score tertiles. This study is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT03417050. FINDINGS: From March, 2005, to April, 2007, 1800 patients were randomly assigned to the PCI (n=903) or CABG (n=897) group. Vital status information at 10 years was complete for 841 (93%) patients in the PCI group and 848 (95%) patients in the CABG group. At 10 years, 244 (27%) patients had died after PCI and 211 (24%) after CABG (hazard ratio 1·17 [95% CI 0·97-1·41], p=0·092). Among patients with three-vessel disease, 151 (28%) of 546 had died after PCI versus 113 (21%) of 549 after CABG (hazard ratio 1·41 [95% CI 1·10-1·80]), and among patients with left main coronary artery disease, 93 (26%) of 357 had died after PCI versus 98 (28%) of 348 after CABG (0·90 [0·68-1·20], pinteraction=0·019). There was no treatment-by-subgroup interaction with diabetes (pinteraction=0·66) and no linear trend across SYNTAX score tertiles (ptrend=0·30). INTERPRETATION: At 10 years, no significant difference existed in all-cause death between PCI using first-generation paclitaxel-eluting stents and CABG. However, CABG provided a significant survival benefit in patients with three-vessel disease, but not in patients with left main coronary artery disease. FUNDING: German Foundation of Heart Research (SYNTAXES study, 5-10-year follow-up) and Boston Scientific Corporation (SYNTAX study, 0-5-year follow-up).


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Ponte de Artéria Coronária , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Idoso , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/patologia , Stents Farmacológicos , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Taxa de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento
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Int Heart J ; 60(5): 1037-1042, 2019 Sep 27.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31484863

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Although high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has been used to predict the risk of adverse cardiac events in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) after percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs), little is known about the association between hs-CRP and long-term outcomes in patients with preserved renal function.Here, we studied 1,153 patients with stable CAD and preserved renal function (estimated glomerular filtration rate: > 60 mL/minute/1.73 m2) who underwent their first PCI between 2000 and 2011. Those with available data on preprocedural hs-CRP were included. Patients were assigned to tertiles according to preprocedural hs-CRP levels. The incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE), including all-cause death and nonfatal myocardial infarction, was evaluated. During a median follow-up period of 7.5 years, Kaplan-Meier curves showed ongoing divergence in the rates of MACE among the hs-CRP tertiles (hs-CRP < 0.05 mg/L, 12.1%; 0.05-0.17 mg/L, 12.1%; > 0.17 mg/L, 21.6%; log-rank P = 0.003). After adjusting for the established cardiovascular risk factors, hs-CRP levels were found to be associated with a higher incidence of MACE (hazard ratio [HR]: 3.65, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.77-7.07; P = 0.0008) and a higher rate of all-cause mortality (HR: 5.14, 95% CI: 2.38-10.30; P < 0.0001).In conclusion, this long-term registry showed that preprocedural hs-CRP measurement is clinically useful for long-term risk assessments in patients with stable CAD and preserved renal function.


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Angioplastia Coronária com Balão/mortalidade , Angioplastia Coronária com Balão/métodos , Proteína C-Reativa/metabolismo , Causas de Morte , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/terapia , Idoso , Grupo com Ancestrais do Continente Asiático/estatística & dados numéricos , Biomarcadores/sangue , Estudos de Coortes , Angiografia Coronária/métodos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/sangue , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Taxa de Filtração Glomerular/fisiologia , Hospitais Universitários , Humanos , Japão , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Prognóstico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Retrospectivos , Análise de Sobrevida , Resultado do Tratamento
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Int Heart J ; 60(5): 1043-1049, 2019 Sep 27.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31484867

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Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the major cause of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). The relationship between the findings from the study of coronary images and return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) interval is still unknown. Hence, we investigated this relationship in ACS patients with OHCA.A cohort of 2779 patients was admitted to our emergency center due to cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) between April 2011 and March 2015. We included ACS patients who had CPA with ventricular fibrillation (VF) as an initial rhythm, were successfully resuscitated, underwent coronary angiography (CAG), had a culprit lesion, and were diagnosed with ACS (n = 58; age, 63.7 ± 12.0 years; 93.1% male).We divided the 58 patients into two groups, an early ROSC group (ROSC ≤ 20 minutes: E-ROSC) and a late ROSC group (ROSC > 20 minutes: L-ROSC), and then analyzed their characteristics.The finding of a collateral artery for the culprit lesion location, Rentrop II-III, and TIMI III flow on CAG on arrival presented no significant differences between the two groups (Rentrop II-III: 25.0% versus 23.5%, P = 0.90; TIMI III: 33.3% versus 35.3%, P = 0.88). The incidence of multivessel coronary artery disease (MVD) was lower in the E-ROSC group than in the L-ROSC group (16.7% versus 58.8%, P = 0.001).Collateral and TIMI flow were not associated with ease of resuscitation, but MVD may have a negative impact on resuscitation, especially in VF patients.


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/terapia , Reanimação Cardiopulmonar/métodos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/terapia , Circulação Coronária/fisiologia , Parada Cardíaca Extra-Hospitalar/terapia , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/métodos , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/diagnóstico por imagem , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/mortalidade , Idoso , Reanimação Cardiopulmonar/mortalidade , Causas de Morte , Estudos de Coortes , Angiografia Coronária/métodos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Serviço Hospitalar de Emergência/estatística & dados numéricos , Feminino , Humanos , Japão , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Parada Cardíaca Extra-Hospitalar/mortalidade , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/mortalidade , Prognóstico , Recuperação de Função Fisiológica/fisiologia , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco , Estatísticas não Paramétricas , Análise de Sobrevida
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(34): e16927, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31441878

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Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a life-threatening medical emergency which needs urgent medical attention. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is common and necessary for patients with CAD. The effect of hypercholesterolemia and diabetes on long-term outcomes in patients with stable CAD receiving PCI is unclear.In this study, patients with stable CAD who underwent PCI were prospectively divided into 4 groups according to the presence or absence of diabetes or hypercholesterolemia. Clinical characteristics, risk factors, medications, angiographic findings, and outcome predictors were analyzed and long-term outcomes compared between groups.Of the 1676 patients studied, those with hypercholesterolemia and diabetes had the highest all-cause mortality rate after PCI (P < .01); those with diabetes only had the highest cardiovascular (CV) mortality (P < .01). However, the 4 groups did not differ in rates of myocardial infarction (MI) or repeated PCI. In Kaplan-Meier survival analysis, patients with diabetes only had the highest rates of all-cause mortality and CV mortality (both P < .001). In the Cox proportional hazard model, patients with both hypercholesterolemia and diabetes had the highest risk of all-cause mortality (hazard ratio: 1.70), but groups did not differ in rates of MI, CV mortality, and repeated PCI.With or without hypercholesterolemia, diabetes adversely impacts long-term outcomes in patients receiving PCI. Diabetes mellitus seemed to be a more hazardous outcome predictor than hypercholesterolemia. Hypercholesterolemia and diabetes seemed to have an additive effect on all-cause mortality in patients after receiving PCI.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Diabetes Mellitus/mortalidade , Hipercolesterolemia/mortalidade , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/efeitos adversos , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Comorbidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Feminino , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Prospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Resultado do Tratamento
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Braz J Cardiovasc Surg ; 34(3): 279-284, 2019 06 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31310465

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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the operative mortality rate and outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) between young and geriatric people in a single center. METHODS: Eighty-five patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms who underwent EVAR between January 2012 and September 2016 were included. Outcomes were compared between two groups: the young (aged < 65 years) and the geriatric (aged ≥ 65 years). The primary study outcome was technical success; the secondary endpoints were mortality and secondary interventions. The mean follow-up time was 36 months (3-60 months). RESULTS: The study included 72 males and 13 females with a mean age of 71.08±8.6 years (range 49-85 years). Of the 85 patients analyzed, 18 (21.2%) were under 65 years old and 67 patients (78.8%) were over 65 years old. There was no statistically significant correlation between chronic disease and age. We found no statistically significant difference between aneurysm diameter, neck angle, neck length, or right and left iliac angles. The secondary intervention rate was 7% (six patients). The conversion to open surgery was necessary for only one patient and only three deaths were reported (3.5%). There was no statistically significant difference in the mortality and reintervention rates between the age groups. The three deaths occurred only in the geriatric group and two died secondary to rupture. Kidney failure was observed in three patients in the geriatric group (4.5%). CONCLUSION: Our single-center experience shows that EVAR can be used safely in both young and geriatric patients.


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Aneurisma da Aorta Abdominal/mortalidade , Aneurisma da Aorta Abdominal/cirurgia , Procedimentos Endovasculares/mortalidade , Procedimentos Endovasculares/métodos , Distribuição por Idade , Fatores Etários , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Doença Arterial Periférica/mortalidade , Doença Arterial Periférica/cirurgia , Doença Pulmonar Obstrutiva Crônica/mortalidade , Doença Pulmonar Obstrutiva Crônica/cirurgia , Valores de Referência , Insuficiência Renal Crônica/mortalidade , Insuficiência Renal Crônica/cirurgia , Estudos Retrospectivos , Distribuição por Sexo , Resultado do Tratamento
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Int Heart J ; 60(4): 886-898, 2019 Jul 27.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31308321

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Current studies demonstrating the effects of nicorandil in the prognosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) patients who received percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are inconclusive due to the small sample size and small events rate.PubMed, OVID, CBM and CNKI databases were searched using a pre-specified search string to collect randomized controlled trials (RCTs) studying the effects of nicorandil on CAD patients receiving PCI. Data on all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events were collected. RevMan 5.3 software was used for meta-analysis. Subgroup analysis was conducted in patients receiving primary PCI (PPCI) and elective PCI (EPCI).A total of 18 RCTs were included in our final analysis. Nicorandil treatment significantly reduced total mortality in PPCI (Peto OR = 0.44, 95%CI 0.25-0.79, P = 0.006) and EPCI (Peto OR = 0.41, 95%CI 0.25-0.67, P = 0.0004), cardiovascular death in both PPCI (Peto OR = 0.41, 95%CI 0.20-0.84, P = 0.01) and EPCI (Peto OR = 0.40, 95%CI 0.20-0.80, P = 0.009), and heart failure in PPCI (RR = 0.36, 95%CI 0.22-0.59, P < 0.0001). When compared with placebo plus standard treatment or standard treatment alone, nicorandil plus standard treatment was associated with reduced total mortality in both PPCI and EPCI, CV death in EPCI, and heart failure in PPCI. Nicorandil is associated with lower risks of total mortality and CV death in PPCI and EPCI in those who received nicorandil > 28 days.Nicorandil as an adjunct therapy along with PCI is associated with reduced total mortality and cardiovascular death in PPCI and EPCI patients, and reduced heart failure in PPCI patients.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana , Nicorandil/uso terapêutico , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Causas de Morte/tendências , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/tratamento farmacológico , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Saúde Global , Humanos , Prognóstico , Taxa de Sobrevida/tendências , Vasodilatadores/uso terapêutico
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Int. j. cardiovasc. sci. (Impr.) ; 32(3): 261-268, May-June 2019. tab
Artigo em Inglês | LILACS | ID: biblio-1002231

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Smoking is the most important risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and ischemic events; alcohol consumption, on the other hand, appears to have a protective role. Objective: Assess the association between smoking and alcohol consumption with the severity of coronary artery injuries in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Methods: Cross-sectional study, performed in Santa Catarina. Variables were evaluated using the Chi-squared T/Fisher's exact test, Kendall's correlation coefficient, Student's t test or Mann-Whitney U test. Values of p < 0.05 were considered significant. Results: Between August 2016 to June 2017, 226 patients were evaluated with first episode of AMI. There was a difference in sex distribution, showing that 59.7% of men and 85.4% of women were not alcoholic (p < 0.001). There was a higher prevalence of non-hypertensive patients who consumed alcohol than hypertensive ones (40.7% vs. 24.4% and p = 0.010) and patients without diabetes who had drinking habits than those diabetic (36.4% vs. 12.0% and p = 0.001). There was also a higher prevalence of non-diabetic patients who smoked than diabetic ones (38.1% vs. 22.0% and p = 0.035). A weak and negative correlation was found between the number of cigarettes per day and the pack-year with the TIMI frame count (r = -0.174 and p = 0.041 and r = -0.192 and p = 0.027, respectively). The other associations did not show statistical significance. Conclusion: The study showed that the number of cigarettes consumed per day and the pack-year is related to a smaller TIMI frame count, i.e., to a better coronary flow, which may be related to the Smoker's Paradox. There was no correlation between the beverage type and quantity with the SYNTAX score, Ejection fraction and TIMI frame count


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Humanos , Masculino , Feminino , Tabagismo/complicações , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Consumo de Bebidas Alcoólicas/efeitos adversos , Infarto do Miocárdio , Volume Sistólico , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Fatores Sexuais , Prevalência , Estudos Transversais , Análise Estatística , Fatores de Risco , Diabetes Mellitus , Hospitais Públicos
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Int J Cardiovasc Imaging ; 35(7): 1265-1275, 2019 Jul.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31165941

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Assessment of global longitudinal strain (GLS) is superior to ejection fraction (EF) in the evaluation of left ventricular (LV) function in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). However, the role of mechanical dispersion (MD) in this context remains unresolved. We aimed to evaluate the potential role of MD as a marker of LV dysfunction and long-term prognosis in stable CAD. EF, GLS and MD were assessed in 160 patients with stable CAD, 1 year after successful coronary revascularization. Serum levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) and amino-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) were quantified as surrogate markers of LV dysfunction. The primary endpoint was defined as all-cause mortality, the secondary endpoint was defined as the composite of all-cause mortality and hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction or heart failure during follow-up. Whereas no associations between EF and the biochemical markers of LV function were found, both GLS and MD correlated positively with increasing levels of hs-cTnI (R = 0.315, P < 0.001 and R = 0.442, P < 0.001, respectively) and NT-proBNP (R = 0.195, P = 0.016 and R = 0.390, P < 0.001, respectively). Median MD was 46 ms (interquartile range [IQR] 37-53) and was successfully quantified in 96% of the patients. During a median follow-up of 8.4 (IQR 8.2-8.8) years, 14 deaths and 29 secondary events occurred. MD was significantly increased in non-survivors, and provided incremental prognostic value when added to EF and GLS. NT-proBNP was superior to the echocardiographic markers in predicting adverse outcomes. MD may be a promising marker of LV dysfunction and adverse prognosis in stable CAD.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Ecocardiografia , Revascularização Miocárdica , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/diagnóstico por imagem , Função Ventricular Esquerda , Idoso , Biomarcadores/sangue , Causas de Morte , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/fisiopatologia , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Revascularização Miocárdica/efeitos adversos , Revascularização Miocárdica/mortalidade , Peptídeo Natriurético Encefálico/sangue , Readmissão do Paciente , Fragmentos de Peptídeos/sangue , Valor Preditivo dos Testes , Estudos Prospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento , Troponina I/sangue , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/mortalidade , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/fisiopatologia , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/terapia
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Biomed Environ Sci ; 32(4): 250-259, 2019 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31217061

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OBJECTIVE: Identification of new risk factors is needed to improve prediction of adverse outcomes in patients with three-vessel disease (TVD). The present study aimed to evaluate the prognostic values of serum chloride and sodium levels in patients with TVD. METHODS: We used data from a prospective cohort of consecutive patients with angiographically confirmed TVD. The primary endpoint was all-cause death. Cox proportional hazard regression was used to analyze the relationship of serum chloride and sodium levels with long-term outcomes of TVD patients. RESULTS: A total of 8,318 participants with available serum chloride and sodium data were included in this analysis. At baseline, patients in the low tertiles group of serum chloride level (⪕ 102.0 mmol/L) or serum sodium level (⪕ 139.0 mmol/L) had more severe disease conditions. During a median follow-up of 7.5-year, both low serum chloride level and low serum sodium level were found to be associated with an increased risk for mortality in univariate analysis. However, when both parameters were incorporated into a multivariate model, only low serum sodium level remained to be an independent predictor of all-cause death (hazard ratio: 1.16, 95% confidence interval: 1.01-1.34, P = 0.041). Modest but significant improvement of discrimination was observed after incorporating serum sodium level into the Synergy between percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery score. CONCLUSION: Serum sodium level is more strongly associated with long-term outcomes of TVD patients compared with serum chloride level. Low serum sodium level is an independent risk factor for mortality, but only provides modest prognostic information beyond an established risk model.


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Cloretos/sangue , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/sangue , Sódio/sangue , Idoso , China/epidemiologia , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Prognóstico , Estudos Prospectivos
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Int J Cardiovasc Imaging ; 35(9): 1733-1743, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31073698

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Vasodilator-stress CT perfusion imaging in addition to CT coronary angiography (CTCA) may provide a single-test alternative to nuclear stress testing, commonly used to assess hemodynamic significance of stenosis. Another alternative is fractional flow reserve (FFR) calculated from cardiac CT images. We studied the concordance between these two approaches and their relationship to outcomes. We prospectively studied 150 patients with chest pain, who underwent CTCA and regadenoson CT. CTCA images were interpreted for presence and severity of stenosis. Fused 3D displays of subendocardial X-ray attenuation with coronary arteries were created to detect stress perfusion defects (SPD) in each coronary territory. In patients with stenosis > 25%, CT-FFR was quantified. Significant stenosis was determined by: (1) combination of stenosis > 50% with an SPD, (2) CT-FFR ≤ 0.80. Patients were followed-up for 36 ± 25 months for death, myocardial infarction or revascularization. After excluding patients with normal arteries and technical/quality issues, in final analysis of 76 patients, CTCA depicted stenosis > 70% in 13/224 arteries, 50-70% in 24, and < 50% in 187. CT-FFR ≤ 0.80 was found in 41/224 arteries, and combination of SPD with > 50% stenosis in 31/224 arteries. Inter-technique agreement was 89%. Despite high incidence of abnormal CT-FFR (30/76 patients), only 7 patients experienced adverse outcomes; 6/7 also had SPDs. Only 1/9 patients with CT-FFR ≤ 0.80 but normal perfusion had an event. Fusion of CTCA and stress perfusion can help determine the hemodynamic impact of stenosis in one test, in good agreement with CT-FFR. Adding stress CT perfusion analysis may help risk-stratify patients with abnormal CT-FFR.


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Angiografia por Tomografia Computadorizada/métodos , Angiografia Coronária/métodos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Estenose Coronária/diagnóstico por imagem , Reserva Fracionada de Fluxo Miocárdico , Hemodinâmica , Imagem Tridimensional/métodos , Imagem de Perfusão do Miocárdio/métodos , Interpretação de Imagem Radiográfica Assistida por Computador/métodos , Adulto , Idoso , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/fisiopatologia , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/terapia , Estenose Coronária/mortalidade , Estenose Coronária/fisiopatologia , Estenose Coronária/terapia , Progressão da Doença , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Imagem Multimodal , Valor Preditivo dos Testes , Prognóstico , Estudos Prospectivos , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Índice de Gravidade de Doença , Fatores de Tempo , Vasodilatadores/administração & dosagem
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Int Heart J ; 60(3): 708-714, 2019 May 30.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31105140

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Multivessel disease (MVD) is an independent risk factor for poor prognosis in acute myocardial infarction patients. Although several global risk scoring systems (RSS) are in use in clinical practice, there is no dedicated RSS for MVD in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The primary objective of this study is to develop a novel RSS to estimate the prognosis of patients with MVD in STEMI.We used the Korean Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry (KAMIR) to identify 2,030 STEMI patients with MVD who underwent appropriate percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Their data were analyzed to develop a new RSS. The prognostic power of this RSS was validated with 2,556 STEMI patients with MVD in the Korean Working Group on Myocardial Infarction Registry (KORMI).Six prognostic factors related to all-cause death in STEMI patients with MVD were age, serum creatinine, Killip Class, lower body weight, decrease in left ventricular ejection fraction, and history of cerebrovascular disease. The RSS for all-cause death was constructed using these risk factors and their statistical weight. The RSS had appropriate performance (c-index: 0.72) in the KORMI validation cohort.We developed a novel RSS that estimates all-cause death in the year following discharge for patients with MVD in STEMI appropriately treated by PCI. This novel RSS was transformed into a simple linear risk score to yield a simplified estimate prognosis of MVD among STEMI patients.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Infarto do Miocárdio/mortalidade , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST/fisiopatologia , Doença Aguda , Idoso , Índice de Massa Corporal , Causas de Morte , Angiografia Coronária/métodos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/epidemiologia , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/fisiopatologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/cirurgia , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/métodos , Prognóstico , República da Coreia/epidemiologia , Fatores de Risco , Volume Sistólico/fisiologia , Função Ventricular Esquerda/fisiologia
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Int. j. cardiovasc. sci. (Impr.) ; 32(3): 261-268, may.-june. 2019. tab
Artigo em Inglês | LILACS | ID: biblio-1006090

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Background: Smoking is the most important risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and ischemic events; alcohol consumption, on the other hand, appears to have a protective role. Objective: Assess the association between smoking and alcohol consumption with the severity of coronary artery injuries in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Methods: Cross-sectional study, performed in Santa Catarina. Variables were evaluated using the Chi-squared T/Fisher's exact test, Kendall's correlation coefficient, Student's t test or Mann-Whitney U test. Values of p < 0.05 were considered significant. Results: Between August 2016 to June 2017, 226 patients were evaluated with first episode of AMI. There was a difference in sex distribution, showing that 59.7% of men and 85.4% of women were not alcoholic (p < 0.001). There was a higher prevalence of non-hypertensive patients who consumed alcohol than hypertensive ones (40.7% vs. 24.4% and p = 0.010) and patients without diabetes who had drinking habits than those diabetic (36.4% vs. 12.0% and p = 0.001). There was also a higher prevalence of non-diabetic patients who smoked than diabetic ones (38.1% vs. 22.0% and p = 0.035). A weak and negative correlation was found between the number of cigarettes per day and the pack-year with the TIMI frame count (r = -0.174 and p = 0.041 and r = -0.192 and - = 0.027, respectively). The other associations did not show statistical significance. Conclusion: The study showed that the number of cigarettes consumed per day and the pack-year is related to a smaller TIMI frame count, i.e., to a better coronary flow, which may be related to the Smoker's Paradox. There was no correlation between the beverage type and quantity with the SYNTAX score, Ejection fraction and TIMI frame count


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Humanos , Masculino , Feminino , Tabagismo/complicações , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Consumo de Bebidas Alcoólicas/efeitos adversos , Infarto do Miocárdio , Volume Sistólico , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Fatores Sexuais , Prevalência , Estudos Transversais , Análise Estatística , Fatores de Risco , Diabetes Mellitus , Hospitais Públicos
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BMC Public Health ; 19(1): 501, 2019 May 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31053065

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BACKGROUND: Our study aimed to determine the association between forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) and subsequent fatal and non-fatal events in a general population. METHODS: The Norfolk (UK) based European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk) recruited 25,639 participants between 1993 and 1997. FEV1 measured by portable spirometry, was categorized into sex-specific quintiles. Mortality and morbidity from all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and respiratory disease were collected from 1997 up to 2015. Cox proportional hazard regression analysis was used with adjustment for socio-economic factors, physical activity and co-morbidities. RESULTS: Mean age of the population was 58.7 ± 9.3 years, mean FEV1 for men was 294± 74 cL/s and 214± 52 cL/s for women. The adjusted hazard ratios for all-cause mortality for participants in the highest fifth of the FEV1 category was 0.63 (0.52, 0.76) for men and 0.62 (0.51, 0.76) for women compared to the lowest quintile. Adjusted HRs for every 70 cL/s increase in FEV1 among men and women were 0.77 (p < 0.001) and 0.68 (p < 0.001) for total mortality, 0.85 (p<0.001) and 0.77 (p<0.001) for CVD and 0.52 (p <0.001) and 0.42 (p <0.001) for respiratory disease. CONCLUSIONS: Participants with higher FEV1 levels had a lower risk of CVD and all-cause mortality. Measuring the FEV1 with a portable handheld spirometry measurement may be used as a surrogate marker for cardiovascular risk. Every effort should be made to identify those with poorer lung function even in the absence of cardiovascular disease as they are at greater risk of total and CV mortality.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Volume Expiratório Forçado/fisiologia , Doenças Respiratórias/mortalidade , Adulto , Idoso , Estudos de Coortes , Comorbidade , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Morbidade , Neoplasias/epidemiologia , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Prospectivos , Projetos de Pesquisa , Testes de Função Respiratória , Fatores de Risco , Espirometria/métodos , Capacidade Vital/fisiologia
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BMC Med ; 17(1): 72, 2019 04 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30943979

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BACKGROUND: Risk prediction for patients with suspected coronary artery disease is complex due to the common occurrence of prior cardiovascular disease and extensive risk modification in primary care. Numerous markers have the potential to predict prognosis and guide management, but we currently lack robust 'real-world' evidence for their use. METHODS: Prospective, multicentre observational study of consecutive patients referred for elective coronary angiography. Clinicians were blinded to all risk assessments, consisting of conventional factors, radial artery pulse wave analysis, 5-minute heart rate variability, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP). Blinded, independent adjudication was performed for all-cause mortality and the composite of death, myocardial infarction or stroke, analysed with Cox proportional hazards regression. RESULTS: Five hundred twenty-two patients were assessed with median age 66 years and 21% prior revascularization. Median baseline left ventricular ejection fraction was 64%, and 62% had ≥ 50% stenosis on angiography. During 5.0 years median follow-up, 30% underwent percutaneous and 16% surgical revascularization. In multivariate analysis, only age and BNP were independently associated with outcomes. The adjusted hazard ratio per log unit increase in BNP was 2.15 for mortality (95% CI 1.45-3.19; p = 0.0001) and 1.27 for composite events (1.04-1.54; p = 0.018). Patients with baseline BNP > 100 pg/mL had substantially higher mortality and composite events (20.9% and 32.2%) than those with BNP ≤ 100 pg/mL (5.6% and 15.5%). BNP improved both classification and discrimination of outcomes (p ≤ 0.003), regardless of left ventricular systolic function. Conversely, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, pulse wave analysis and heart rate variability were unrelated to prognosis at 5 years after risk modification and treatment of coronary disease. CONCLUSIONS: Conventional risk factors and other markers of arterial compliance, inflammation and autonomic function have limited value for prediction of outcomes in risk-modified patients assessed for coronary disease. BNP can independently identify patients with subtle impairment of cardiac function that might benefit from more intensive management. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Clinicaltrials.gov, NCT00403351 Registered on 22 November 2006.


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Biomarcadores/sangue , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico , Peptídeo Natriurético Encefálico/sangue , Idoso , Austrália/epidemiologia , Proteína C-Reativa/análise , Proteína C-Reativa/metabolismo , Causas de Morte , Angiografia Coronária , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/sangue , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/complicações , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Feminino , Humanos , Estudos Longitudinais , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/sangue , Infarto do Miocárdio/diagnóstico , Infarto do Miocárdio/etiologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/mortalidade , Peptídeo Natriurético Encefálico/análise , Valor Preditivo dos Testes , Prognóstico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/sangue , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/complicações , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/diagnóstico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/mortalidade
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Int J Cardiovasc Imaging ; 35(4): 579-586, 2019 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30929102

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The purpose of this observational study was to investigate the feasibility, initial safety, and efficacy of the SeQuent® Please DCB (B. Braun Melsungen, Germany) for patients with de novo coronary lesions in vessels exceeding 3.0 mm in a consecutive series of all comer percutaneous coronary intervention. A total of 120 patients (135 lesions) with de novo coronary lesions in vessels ≥ 3.0 mm treated with DCB were enrolled in this single-centre prospective observational study. The primary endpoint was target lesion failure (TLF), a composite endpoint of cardiac death, target vessel-myocardial infarction (TV-MI), and clinically driven target vessel revascularization (TLR) at 12 months. Safety endpoints included cardiac death, TV-MI, and definite target vessel thrombosis. 45.9% of the lesions were classified as complex (type B2/C). The reference vessel diameter was 3.09 ± 0.31 mm measured via quantitative coronary angiography analysis. Coronary dissections occurred in 42 patients (35.0%; Type A-B 14.1%; Type C 19.1%; Type D: 1.6%), two of which [1.6%; (type D dissection)] underwent bail-out stent implantation. 12-month follow-up was completed in 100% patients. The 12-month incidence of TLF was 3.4%. The clinically driven TLR occurred in four patients (3.4%). The incidence of TLR was low in patients without any detectable dissections, similar to those with dissections (3.8% vs. 2.5%; p = 0.146). No patient suffered cardiac death, TV-MI, or target vessel thrombosis. The study shows the feasibility, initial safety, and efficacy of coronary intervention using SeQuent® Please DCB for the treatment of patients with de novo lesion in vessels exceeding 3 mm. The study highlights that the coronary dissection (Type A-C) post DCB treatment occurs frequently but is safe at follow up.


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Cateteres Cardíacos , Fármacos Cardiovasculares/administração & dosagem , Materiais Revestidos Biocompatíveis , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Estenose Coronária/cirurgia , Paclitaxel/administração & dosagem , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/instrumentação , Idoso , Fármacos Cardiovasculares/efeitos adversos , Angiografia Coronária , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Estenose Coronária/diagnóstico por imagem , Estenose Coronária/mortalidade , Desenho de Equipamento , Estudos de Viabilidade , Feminino , Humanos , Incidência , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Paclitaxel/efeitos adversos , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/efeitos adversos , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/mortalidade , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/mortalidade , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/cirurgia , Estudos Prospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento
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Chin Med J (Engl) ; 132(8): 935-942, 2019 Apr 20.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30958435

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BACKGROUND: There are few reports of peri-operative application of intra-aortic balloon pumping (IABP) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and different grades of left ventricular dysfunction. This study aimed to analyze the early outcomes of peri-operative application of IABP in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) among patients with CAD and left ventricular dysfunction, and to provide a clinical basis for the peri-operative use of IABP. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of 612 patients who received CABG in the General Hospital of People's Liberation Army between May 1995 and June 2014. Patients were assigned to an IABP or non-IABP group according to their treatments. Logistic regression analysis was performed to investigate the influence of peri-operative IABP implantation on in-hospital mortality. Further subgroup analysis was performed on patients with severe (ejection fraction [EF] ≤ 35%) and mild (EF = 36%-50%) left ventricular dysfunction. RESULTS: Out of 612 included subjects, 78 belonged to the IABP group (12.7%) and 534 to the non-IABP group. Pre-operative left ventricular EF (LVEF) and EuroSCOREII predicted mortality was higher in the IABP group compared with the non-IABP group (P < 0.001 in both cases), yet the two did not differ significantly in terms of post-operative in-hospital mortality (P = 0.833). Regression analysis showed that IABP implantation, recent myocardial infarction, critical status, non-elective operation, and post-operative ventricular fibrillation were risk factors affecting in-hospital mortality (P < 0.01 in all cases). Peri-operative IABP implantation was a protective factor against in-hospital mortality (P = 0.0010). In both the severe and mild left ventricular dysfunction subgroups, peri-operative IABP implantation also exerted a protective role against mortality (P = 0.0303 and P = 0.0101, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: Peri-operative IABP implantation could reduce the in-hospital mortality and improve the surgical outcomes of patients with CAD with both severe and mild left ventricular dysfunction.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/terapia , Balão Intra-Aórtico/métodos , Idoso , Ponte de Artéria Coronária , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/cirurgia , Feminino , Mortalidade Hospitalar , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Estudos Retrospectivos , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/mortalidade , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/cirurgia , Disfunção Ventricular Esquerda/terapia , Função Ventricular Esquerda/fisiologia
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J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr ; 13(3): 21-25, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30935842

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BACKGROUND: The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) recommends consideration of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring among individuals with a family history (FH) of coronary heart disease (CHD) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk <5%. No dedicated study has examined the prognostic significance of CAC scoring among this population. METHODS: The CAC Consortium is a multi-center observational cohort study from four clinical centers linked to long-term follow-up for cause-specific mortality. All CAC scans were physician referred and performed in patients without a history of CHD. Our analysis includes 14,169 patients with ASCVD scores <5% and self-reported FH of CHD. RESULTS: This cohort had a mean age of 48.1 (SD 7.4), was 91.3% white, 47.4% female, had an average ASCVD score of 2.3% (SD 1.3), and 59.4% had a CAC = 0. The event rate for all-cause mortality was 1.2 per 1000 person-years, 0.3 per 1000 person-years for CVD-specific mortality, and 0.2 per 1000 person-years for CHD-specific mortality. In multivariable Cox proportional hazard models, those with CAC>100 had a 2.2 (95% CI 1.5-3.3) higher risk of all-cause mortality, 4.3 (95% CI 1.9-9.5) times higher risk of CVD-specific mortality, and a 10.4 (95% CI 3.2-33.7) times higher risk of CHD-specific mortality compared to individuals with CAC = 0. The NNS to detect CAC >100 in this sample was 9. CONCLUSION: In otherwise low risk patients with FH of CHD, CAC>100 were associated with increased risk of all-cause and CHD mortality with event rates in a range that may benefit with preventive pharmacotherapy. These data strongly support new SCCT recommendations regarding testing of patients with a family history of CHD.


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Angiografia por Tomografia Computadorizada/normas , Angiografia Coronária/normas , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/diagnóstico por imagem , Guias de Prática Clínica como Assunto/normas , Calcificação Vascular/diagnóstico por imagem , Adulto , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/genética , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/terapia , Bases de Dados Factuais , Feminino , Predisposição Genética para Doença , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Linhagem , Fenótipo , Valor Preditivo dos Testes , Prognóstico , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Índice de Gravidade de Doença , Fatores de Tempo , Estados Unidos , Calcificação Vascular/genética , Calcificação Vascular/mortalidade , Calcificação Vascular/terapia
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Malays J Pathol ; 41(1): 51-54, 2019 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31025638

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Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is a rare event and commonly associated with pregnancy and female gender. This condition can reduce or completely obstruct the blood flow to the heart, causing a myocardial ischaemia, abnormalities in heart rhythm or sudden death. We present a case of a 28-year-old Indian male with no previous medical illness who complained sudden onset of chest pain prior to his death. Autopsy revealed a left anterior descending coronary artery dissection associated with plaque rupture. The anterior wall of left ventricle showed contraction band necrosis. There was also atheroma present in the right coronary artery which was insignificant. Histologically, dissection was associated with atherosclerosis. There was no evidence of vasculitis. The cause of death was given as coronary artery dissection due to coronary artery atherosclerosis.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/complicações , Anomalias dos Vasos Coronários/etiologia , Morte Súbita Cardíaca/etiologia , Doenças Vasculares/congênito , Adulto , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/patologia , Anomalias dos Vasos Coronários/mortalidade , Anomalias dos Vasos Coronários/patologia , Morte Súbita Cardíaca/patologia , Humanos , Masculino , Doenças Vasculares/etiologia , Doenças Vasculares/mortalidade , Doenças Vasculares/patologia
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