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TIMI Risk Score for Unstable Angina
Patients with unstable angina/non–ST-segmentelevation myocardial infarction (MI) (UA/NSTEMI) present witha wide spectrum of risk for death and cardiac ischemic events.
A simple risk score that has broadapplicability, is easily calculated at patient presentation,and identifies patients with differentresponses to treatments for UA/NSTEMI:
In patients with UA/NSTEMI, the TIMI riskscore is a simple prognostication scheme that categorizes apatient's risk of death and ischemic events and provides a basisfor therapeutic decision making.
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I had a heart attack 2.5 weeks ago. Next day 3 stents were placed in right coronary artery. Pressure became constant. Went in for more stents in left coronary and was told the right stents had totally closed up. Dr was not able to penetrate any of the 3. He did not place more in right side. So now I am on additional medicines. What can I expect as far as my...