Yes. Troponin elevation is a nonspecific sign.
The Clinical Picture
Chest radiography showed an opacity behind the heart, and CT angiography revealed it to be an aortic aneurysm.
An energy deficit from increased exercise, decreased intake, or both can suppress the menstrual cycle and lead to bone loss.
It is important to diagnose and treat the female athlete triad to maintain optimal bone health.
Goal: systolic pressure below 130 mm Hg if the patient can take multiple medications and be followed closely.
The balance of risk and benefit may differ considerably for 2 patients of the same age if one is fit and the other is frail.
Frailty may be both a cause and a consequence of cardiovascular disease.
For those with advanced chronic kidney disease, the authors recommend a higher dose, more doses, or both.
Yes. Most patients do not need to fast.
Consider using chronic weight-loss medications as adjunctive therapy if lifestyle and behavioral strategies are ineffective.