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  • adj. Not cardiac; not related to the heart.


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non- +‎ cardiac.


  • Bottom line: For people who meet the new FDA indication, trying a statin can be worthwhile, provided that repeat tests confirm the elevated CRP, noncardiac causes of inflammation are ruled out, and they have attempted lifestyle changes that can lower CRP.

    Consumer Reports Insights: Statins are potent drugs, but they carry risks

  • Mueller and co-authors in presenting the theme that early stopping of a trial may give an overestimate of the drug's benefit use the example of a RCT using bisoprolol in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery which was stopped early because of an apparent large relative risk reduction in the treatment arm.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Dr. P.J.Devereaux reported the results of the POISE trial, which was an drug company randomized trial of over 8,000 patients, aged 45 or over undergoing noncardiac surgery and who had or were at risk for arteriosclerotic disease.

    Peri-operative beta-blockers- A quality indicator or a bad idea?

  • When women suffer heart attack symptoms, they tend to misattribute their symptoms to noncardiac causes,10 waiting longer than men do to seek medical help.


  • Joanna began thinking about noncardiac causes of sudden death in a middle-aged man.

    Fatal Care

  • "The vast majority of children with chest pain were discharged with noncardiac causes and none died," said Dr. Susan Saleeb, lead researcher and a cardiologist at Children's Hospital.

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  • Too often, stem cells aimed at myocardial regeneration are "washed away" into noncardiac tissues or they soon die. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The study's second aim was to report on overall mortality, specifically, cardiac death in patients with noncardiac chest pain. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Researchers identified 320 patients with a diagnosis of noncardiac chest pain to determine the frequency of gastrointestinal (GI) consultations and testing, and to identify the frequency of cardiac death. - latest science and technology news stories

  • After the initial diagnosis of noncardiac chest pain, 49 percent of patients were re-evaluated in the Emergency Department and 42 percent underwent repeated cardiology evaluations; only 15 percent had GI consultations. - latest science and technology news stories


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