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Initiation of ventricular fibrillation outside hospital in patients with acute ischaemic heart disease. The time from "warning arrhythmias" to the development of ventricular fibrillation in many ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A A Adgey, J E Devlin, S W Webb, H C Mulholland

Date : 01/01/1982
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A positive exercise electrocardiogram was highly predictive (93%) but poorly sensitive (52%) of coronary artery disease (greater than or equal to 50% stenosis).

British Heart Journal, Research Article, R J Lee, G MacKenzie, W McNair, N P Campbell, A A Adgey

Date : 01/05/1988
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Thirty one (78%) of 40 consecutive patients (aged 13-79, mean 44 years) with infective endocarditis had congestive heart failure at presentation. Twelve (30%) of the 40 patients died in hospital; in ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, M P Varma, D R McCluskey, M M Khan, J Cleland, H O O'Kane, A A Adgey

Date : 01/02/1986
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In these 36 the average time from onset of symptoms to peak creatine kinase, creatine kinase MB, and myoglobin was 9.45 hours, whereas it was 17 hours in the 14 patients in whom indirect criteria did ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, B A MacLennan, A McMaster, S W Webb, M M Khan, A A Adgey

Date : 01/03/1986
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Outside hospital a relative was the most likely aid sought initially (70%) and the median delay time from onset of symptoms to calling for medical aid was eight minutes. Among 128 witnessed deaths ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, W J McIlwaine, M D Donnelly, M Mallaghan, A T Chivers, A E Evans, J H Elwood, A A Adgey, N P Campbell, J S Geddes

Date : 01/04/1986
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After stabilisation of his cardiac rhythm and blood pressure with alpha and beta adrenergic blockade and anti-arrhythmic treatment the right adrenal gland, which contained the tumour, was ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A J McNeill, A A Adgey, C Wilson

Date : 01/01/1992
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Serum myoglobin concentration and creatine kinase activity were measured serially in 70 consecutive patients presenting within four hours of the onset of symptoms of suspected acute myocardial ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, J M McComb, E A McMaster, G MacKenzie, A A Adgey

Date : 01/02/1984
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While the negative attitude of the DHSS towards emergency coronary care in the UK continues, some 30 000 deaths from coronary artery disease occur annually outside hospital. Coronary heart disease ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, A A Adgey

Date : 01/10/1980
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In a double blind placebo controlled trial, 434 patients with suspected myocardial infarction were randomised to treatment with nifedipine (n = 217) or placebo (n = 217) within six hours from the ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, L J Walker, G MacKenzie, A A Adgey

Date : 01/04/1988
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Results are better if surgery can be deferred for six weeks to allow the infarcted area to heal and the tissues to be come firmer. The timing of surgical intervention was an important factor in the ...

British Heart Journal, Research Article, M M Khan, G C Patterson, H O O'Kane, A A Adgey

Date : 01/11/1980