Heart Disease in Diverse Populations: Analyzing Sex and Gender
Ischaemic heart disease, influenza and influenza vaccination: a prospective case control study
For other discipline-specific case studies, navigate using the left menu. A year-old female with stable ischemic heart disease presented for a routine primary care visit. Two years earlier the patient underwent a cardiac catheterization procedure to diagnose recurring symptoms of angina, anxiety, and panic. Detecting a blockage in the patient's right coronary artery, her cardiologist inserted a drug-eluting stent during the procedure. Her current medications include atorvastatin 80 mg per day and aspirin mg per day.
Coronary Artery Disease - Stable Angina Case #1
Background: Abundant, indirect epidemiological evidence indicates that influenza contributes to all-cause mortality and cardiovascular hospitalisations with studies showing increases in acute myocardial infarction AMI and death during the influenza season. Objective: To investigate whether influenza is a significant and unrecognised underlying precipitant of AMI. Design: Case-control study. Setting: Tertiary referral hospital in Sydney, Australia, during to Main outcome measures: Primary outcome was laboratory evidence of influenza.
In the year , VA added ischemic heart disease IHD to the list of conditions that are presumed to be caused by exposure to Agent Orange. Notably, the above regulation specifically states that IHD includes, but is not limited to , the specific conditions that are listed. If the doctor says that the condition does count as IHD, of course the doctor needs to state that in writing, with a medical rationale.