50pm after suffering a heart attack and being admitted to Wansbeck General Hospital at Ashington with chest pain
Louise Pilote, said that chest pain
, age and gender are no longer the definers of a heart attack.
Every minute the treatment is delayed, more muscles get damaged," Dr Wael Al-Mahmeed, Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Chest Pain
Centre at SKMC told XPRESS.
Professor Joseph Lee Garvey, from the American Society of Chest Pain
Centers said, "After reviewing the substantial application documents regarding the hospital's processes, and touring each area of the hospital, we were extremely impressed with the achievements they have made in establishing a comprehensive Chest Pain
Center, and the advanced telemedicine system they developed and used in the whole chest pain
But, he added, they do challenge the notion that chest pain
and discomfort should be considered "the hallmark symptom" for all heart attack patients.
Most patients who present with chest pain
to ED settings do not have acute ischemia: Less than 5% have an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, and up to 25% can have a non-ST-segment elevation event.
Kounis syndrome (allergic angina or allergic myocardial infarction) is the coincidental occurrence of chest pain
and allergic reactions accompanied by clinical and laboratory findings of classical angina pectoris caused by inflammatory mediators released during an allergic insult (3).
Fewer than half of individuals who have "non-specific" chest pain
(not explained by a well-known condition) experience relief from symptoms following standard medical care, according to a report published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
A chest pain
that feels like a bad episode of indigestion
Women are also more likely to have a chest pain
that feels like indigestion or to feel dizzy.
This can include a mild discomfort in the chest that makes them feel generally unwell; a pain in their chest that can spread to the back or stomach; a chest pain
that feels like bad indigestion or feeling light-headed or dizzy as well as having chest pain
Two categories in respect of chest pain
emerged from the interview data: