One out of six heart patients die without diagnosis

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LONDON – One out of six heart patients have died even without diagnosis and attention to the symptoms of their diseases, a study reveals.

According to PakistanTribe science desk, researchers have conducted a study on the hospitalised patients with heart disease and their death related data from 2006 to 2010.

One of the team of the Imperial College of London associated with the study have found that nearly 16 percent of patients with cardiovascular disease died after 28 days of their admittance into the hospital who were already having chest pain but earlier they neither get themselves examined nor do they went for diagnosis.

The individuals from the public health department of the college said that more research needs to be conducted for further investigation into to the matter.

This study has been published in the Journal named Lancet which has analysis the death of around 3.5 million people in England within four years.

It was studied the clinical history of the patients that whether they were brought to the hospital with the predetermined diagnosis of cardiovascular disease or some other type of pain was reported to be the cause of the illness.

The data reveals that around 21000 of the dead patients did not even have the report about their heart disease.

The head of the research, Dr. Pervez Asarya says, “Doctors are quite good at treating cardiac patients if they are brought with the same purpose.”

The doctor explains normally the heart patients complain of pain, pressure and strain in the chest and sometime feel aching in other parts of the body but the major symptom is that of an intense pain in the chest.

However, they do not get themselves examined before time in order to treat the problem—which most often leads to death.

 

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