Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

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LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: WHAT IS THE ROLE OF MODIFIED SGARBOSSA-SMITH CRITERIA AND THE WELLENS’ PATTERN?
Anno:
2024
A 55-year-old man presented to the emergency room with intermittent chest pain that started the day before. His medical history included hypertension, and dyslipidemia. The initial electrocardiogram (ECG) showed sinus rhythm (75 bpm) with pre-existing left bundle branch block (LBBB), without modified Sgarbossa-Smith criteria, despite the hyperacute appearance of…
Wellens Syndrome: Timely Recognition and Successful Revascularization
Anno:
2024
Wellens syndrome is a condition characterized by clinical and instrumental signs suggestive of a critical proximal left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery stenosis and requires early revascularization. Diagnostic criteria include T-wave changes in ECG during asymptomatic periods in patients with a history of chest pain, absence of significant cardiac…
A CASE REPORT OF AN ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENT WITH TYPE 2 WELLENS’ SYNDROME AND RENAL CARCINOMA
Anno:
2024
A 65-year-old male with renal cell carcinoma, previously treated with nephrectomy and recently diagnosed with lung metastases, presented to the cardiology clinic for investigations before starting chemotherapy. He reported a history of ischemic heart disease, a non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction for which he refused coronary angiography in 2005, and a…