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304 Possible Causes for Dull Chest Pain

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence regarding the effectiveness of orally ingested Echinacea extracts in reducing the incidence, severity, or duration of acute upper respiratory infections (URIs). SEARCH STRATEGIES: Information from a wide range of sources was used as background material. More than 100 articles,[…][]

  • Heart Failure

    People with stable angina may notice pain or discomfort in the chest such as a tight, dull or heavy pain that passes within a few minutes.[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Main symptoms of a pulmonary embolism include chest pain that may be any of the following: Under the breastbone or on one side Sharp or stabbing Burning, aching, or a dull[] Symptoms Return to top Chest pain Under the breastbone or on one side Especially sharp or stabbing; also may be a burning, aching, or dull, heavy sensation May get worse with[] , heavy sensation Often gets worse with deep breathing You may bend over or hold your chest in response to the pain Other symptoms may include: Dizziness, lightheadedness,[]

  • Coronary Artery Disease

    A 55-year-old Caucasian male with coronary heart disease was admitted because of dyspnea for 4 weeks. Echocardiography showed a dilated left ventricle with an ejection fraction of 34% and apical left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction with an apical thrombus. Neurologic examination revealed positional[…][]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Purpose: New-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) is a common finding in patients with myocardial infarction (MI), but few studies are available regarding the prediction model for its risk estimation. Although Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) risk score (RS) has been recognized as an effective tool for[…][]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Heart Lung Circ. 2017 Aug;26(8):e37-e40. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.01.012. Epub 2017 Feb 28. Author information 1 King's College London British Heart Foundation Centre of Excellence, The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, England; Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia; The[…][]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Abstract Apelin, the ligand for the APJ receptor, is involved in the pathogenesis of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, whether serum apelin can predict the recurrence of AF after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) has not been determined.A prospective cohort study was performed in patients with AF (but without[…][]

  • Atrial Flutter

    Atrial flutter (AFL) is a type of abnormal heart rate, or arrhythmia. It occurs when the upper chambers of your heart beat too fast. When the chambers in the top of your heart (atria) beat faster than the bottom ones (ventricles), it causes your heart rhythm to be out of sync. Atrial flutter is a similar[…][]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Cardiovasc Interv Ther. 2015 Jul;30(3):260-5. doi: 10.1007/s12928-014-0273-5. Epub 2014 Jun 6. Author information 1 Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, Abstract The patient was an 80-year-old man with low cardiac output syndrome associated with triple-vessel[…][]

  • Angioedema

    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aims of this study are to update the clinician on current understanding of angioedema as it presents in the pediatric population and to review proper diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities for various types of angioedema. RECENT FINDINGS: Angioedema is still best classified by[…][]

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