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March 27, 2015

Routine CT scans could reduce MI risk

Giving patients with chest pain a computed tomography (CT) scan as well as the standard tests could reduce myocardial infarction (MI) risk, according to a University of Edinburgh study published recently in The Lancet.1

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September 26, 2014

Does giving oxygen to chest pain patients always help?

A team of researchers from the University of Leeds is to question whether the well-established practice of giving extra oxygen to patients with chest pain may unexpectedly reduce coronary flow. As part of a research project funded by Heart Research UK, Professors John Greenwood and Sven Plein, and Clinical Research Fellow Dr David Ripley make up the research team at the University of Leeds.

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June 20, 2013

Assessment unit improves management of patients with chest pain

Lengths of stay and ward admissions for patients presenting with chest pain can be reduced, and rapid referral for patients with positive findings ensured, through the introduction of a Chest Pain Assessment Unit (CPAU), according to findings at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

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