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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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Hi, I am 35 and had a heart attack 18 months ago, due to high cholesterol. As a result I needed a stent in my RCA and have been told I have very mild disease in my LAD. my cardiologist told me I suffered next to no damage to my heart musle. My cholesterol is now under control. I was and am reasonably fit and have never smoked or been over weight. I have had 3 normal...