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Pricey ER tests for chest pain often unnecessary - Chicago Tribune - Chicago Tribune



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Pricey ER tests for chest pain often unnecessary - Chicago Tribune 
Chicago Tribune
ER doctors frequently use pricey but unnecessary tests to determine whether people with chest pain are having a heart attack, a new study reveals.

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Luke Donald: Former world No. 1 golfer hospitalized with chest ... - CNN



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'Unbelievable': Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain - New York Times



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'Unbelievable': Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain 
New York Times
A procedure used to relieve chest pain in hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year is useless for many of them, researchers reported on Wednesday. Their study focused on the insertion of stents, tiny wire cages, to open blocked arteries. The ...
Study questions whether stents relieve chest pain PBS NewsHour
Heart stents may be useless for many in treating chest pain, according to researchers CNBC
Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time? WebMD
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Aggressive testing provides no benefit to patients in ER with chest pain - Science Daily



Aggressive testing provides no benefit to patients in ER with chest pain 
Science Daily
Patients who go to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain often receive unnecessary tests to evaluate whether they are having a heart attack, a practice that provides no clinical benefit and adds hundreds of dollars in health-care costs, according to ...
Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary U.S. News & World Report

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Former world No. 1 Luke Donald hospitalized with chest pain - Sporting News



Sporting News
 
Former world No. 1 Luke Donald hospitalized with chest pain 
Sporting News
Luke Donald was forced to withdraw from this week's RSM Classic before starting his first round Thursday due to lingering chest pains. Donald was later hospitalized, where he updated everyone on his health. "Well that wasn't quite the finish to my year ...
Former World No. 1 Luke Donald hospitalized with chest pains Golf.com
Hospitalised Donald forced to withdraw from RSM Classic following chest pains Gears Of Biz
Luke Donald hospitalised with chest pans Golf Punk (press release) (blog)
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Does Noninvasive Testing Improve Outcomes in Patients With Acute Chest Pain? - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Does Noninvasive Testing Improve Outcomes in Patients With Acute Chest Pain? 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
(HealthDay News) ? Noninvasive cardiac testing leads to longer length of stay (LOS) for patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine to coincide with the ...

 


CT scans for chest pain widely performed, rarely valuable - Health Imaging



Health Imaging
 
CT scans for chest pain widely performed, rarely valuable 
Health Imaging
Patients presenting in the emergency department with pronounced chest pain but no other signs of acute coronary syndromes don't have better outcomes when they're sent for stress testing or coronary CT angiography (CCTA) on top of gurney-side clinical ...

 


Donald hospitalized with chest pains after RSM WD - Golf Channel (blog)



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Donald hospitalized with chest pains after RSM WD 
Golf Channel (blog)
Luke Donald withdrew before his round on Thursday at the RSM Classic and later posted an update on social media that he'd been hospitalized for chest pains. Donald said he was admitted to Southeast Georgia Health Systems Brunswick (Ga.) Campus and ...
LPGA: Latest News, Videos and Photos | Times of India Times of India

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Roundtable participant biography ? Professor Evangelos Giannitsis, Head of the Chest Pain Unit and Private ... - pharmaphorum



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Roundtable participant biography ? Professor Evangelos Giannitsis, Head of the Chest Pain Unit and Private ... 
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Earlier this year, AstraZeneca sponsored a roundtable debate on the topic of secondary prevention of recurrent atherothrombotic events. Professor Giannitsis took part as a member of the multi-perspective panel charged with building authority and ...

 


Do Heart Stents Really Help Relieve Chest Pain? - Healthline



Healthline
 
Do Heart Stents Really Help Relieve Chest Pain? 
Healthline
Stents, which are as ubiquitous for chest pain as pumpkin pie is for Thanksgiving, have gotten a bad rap lately. A study published in the Lancet earlier this month suggested that stents sometimes don't relieve cardiac pain. The findings fly in the face ...
Rapid blood test that spots heart attack risk could improve treatment ... News-Medical.net
Heart stents 'fail to ease non-emergency chest pain' - Gulf Times Gulf Times

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