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Risk Score of Wylie et al for Congestive Heart Failure in a Patient with Unstable Angina or non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction from TIMI Trials

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with unstable angina or non-ST segment elevation AMI for risk of CHF using the risk score of Wylie et al from the TIMI Study Group.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Wylie et al reported a score for predicting risk of developing congestive heart failure (CHF) in a patient with unstable angina or non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (acute coronary syndrome). This can help identify patients who need to be monitored more closely and who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the TIMI Study Group.

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