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Comparison of men and women with acute coronary syndrome in six Middle Eastern countries.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the gender differences in baseline characteristics, therapy, and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes in 6 Middle Eastern countries. Over a 6-monthExpand
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In-hospital major clinical outcomes in patients with chronic renal insufficiency presenting with acute coronary syndrome: data from a Registry of 8176 patients.
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) on in-hospital major adverse cardiac events across the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) spectrum. PATIENTS AND METHODS From JanuaryExpand
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Cardiovascular Benefits of Black Cumin (Nigella sativa)
Black Cumin (Nigella sativa), which belongs to the botanical family of Ranunculaceae, commonly grows in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Western Asia. Its ripe fruit contains tiny black seeds,Expand
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation of out-of-hospital traumatic cardiac arrest in Qatar: A nationwide population-based study.
BACKGROUND Traumatic cardiac arrest studies have reported improved survival rates recently, ranging from 1.7-7.5%. This population-based nationwide study aims to describe the epidemiology,Expand
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Utility of Extended FAST in Blunt Chest Trauma: Is it the Time to be Used in the ATLS Algorithm?
IntroductionThe clinical significance of extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (EFAST) for diagnosis of pneumothorax is not well defined.ObjectivesTo investigate the utility of EFASTExpand
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Atypical presentation of acute coronary syndrome: a significant independent predictor of in-hospital mortality.
BACKGROUND Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) frequently present with typical chest pain; however a considerable proportion may present with atypical symptoms. OBJECTIVE The purpose ofExpand
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The effect of hypertension as a predictor of risk for congestive heart failure patients over a 10‐year period in a newly developed country
Aims: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the western world and has reached epidemic proportions. The incidence of congestive heart failure (CHD) andExpand
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Presentations and outcomes in patients with traumatic diaphragmatic injury: A 15-year experience
BACKGROUND Traumatic diaphragmatic injury (TDI) is usually associated with multiple injuries. We aimed to evaluate the patterns, associated injuries, and predictors of in-hospital mortality ofExpand
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Initial hospital pulse pressure and cardiovascular outcomes in acute coronary syndrome.
BACKGROUND The association between admission pulse pressure (PP) and cardiovascular outcomes in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is not well defined. AIM To explore the prognostic value of initial PPExpand
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Acute coronary syndrome in pregnant women
The purpose of this article is to review the available information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of acute coronary syndromes (ST-elevation myocardial infarction [STEMI]Expand
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