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Tag: NSTEMI

Rebellion21: Time to Evolve – Redefining Coronary Ischemia – The OMI/NOMI Paradigm via Tarlan Hedayati, MD

In this 14-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Tarlan Hedayati, MD discusses the shift from the paradigm of STEMI/NSTEMI to OMI/NOMI.

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Cardiovascular

CCTA vs Invasive Coronary Angiography in NSTEMI

Background: Coronary pathology in patients with NSTEMI can range from structurally normal vessels to varying degrees of nonobstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) to extensive obstructive CAD affecting the coronary tree.  The current diagnostic pathway to differentiate these different coronary pathologies …

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Cardiovascular

Upping Our ECG Game: OMI vs STEMI

Background: Occlusion myocardial infarction (OMI) is defined as acute coronary occlusion or near occlusion with insufficient collateral circulation leading to downstream myocardial infarction. Currently, we use STEMI ECG criteria to identify acute coronary OMI in the clinical setting. The diagnosis …

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Cardiovascular

SENIOR-NSTEMI: Should Elderly Patients with NSTEMI Receive Invasive Care?

Background: Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) is defined as acute coronary injury resulting in ischemia and myocardial infarction. The diagnosis is made based on clinical presentation and non-specific electrocardiogram (ECG) changes including ST-segment depression, T-wave inversions, or other nonspecific findings.1 Based …

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Cardiovascular

OMI-NOMI: Time for a Paradigm Shift

Background: What if we lived in a world where we didn’t call “STEMI alerts”, but instead paged out “OMI alerts”? In the Reperfusion Era of the late 20th century, many large trials showed the benefits of emergent reperfusion therapy, with even …

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Cardiovascular

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