CORONARY DISEASE articles

ACC 2020 Virtual | Placas “peligrosas” por tomografía efectivamente predicen infartos

Virtual ACC 2020 | “Dangerous” Plaques by CT Effectively Predict Infarction

Virtual ACC 2020 | “Dangerous” Plaques by CT Effectively Predict Infarction

This post-hoc analysis of the SCOT-HEART shows low-attenuation plaque burden might successfully predict events. A greater number of low-attenuation plaques seems to be synonymous with greater risk which makes them better predictors than clinical scores, coronary calcification and stenosis degree.  IVUS, CT and carotid ultrasound are the accepted tools to diagnose plaque burden and predict

ACC 2020 Virtual | Isquemia miocárdica inducida por brusco aumento del stress emocional

Virtual ACC 2020 | Myocardial Ischemia Induced by Sudden Mental Stress

Myocardial ischemia induced by sudden mental stress is associated with bad prognosis, especially in patients with a history of acute myocardial infarction according to this new study.  This study, called MIMS-2, was meant to be presented at ACC 2020 together with the World Congress of Cardiology in Chicago, which was shut down because of the

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