1) Use of an ICD in patients with an abnormal troponin that is not due to a myocardial infarction (MI); 2) Use of an ICD within 40 days after a MI; 3) Use of an ICD within the first 90 days after revascularization; and 4) Use of an ICD in the first nine months after initial diagnosis of nonischemic cardiomyopathy.
What does NICM stand for?
NICM stands for Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
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We have 7 other meanings of NICM in our Acronym Attic
- Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory
- North Iowa Cedar League (basketball)
- National Institute on Community-Based Long-Term Care
- Nebraska Independent College Library Consortium (educational network)
- Northern Indiana Center for Land Reuse
- National Inventory of Clinical Laboratory Testing Services
- National Institute for Case Management (Little Rock, Arkansas)
- National Institute of Community Management
- Network International Capacity Management (Sprint)
- Nonionic Contrast Medium
- Normalize, Index, Cache, Monitor (set of processes and development requirements for databases)
- Northern Ireland Childminding Association
- National Institute of Construction Management and Research (India)
- National Information Centre for Metabolic Diseases (UK)
- National Initiative to Combat Money Laundering (Canada)
- Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer
- Navy Interoperability Configuration Management Plan
- Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Navy Interoperability Configuration Management Plan - Procedural Interface Standards
- Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research (Japan)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A 34-year-old man with nonischemic cardiomyopathy presented after having undergone the placement of a VAD 9 months earlier as a bridge to transplantation.
A pattern-based approach to assessment of delayed enhancement in nonischemic cardiomyopathy at MR imaging.
These patients (non-CAD group, controls) had various diseases, including nonischemic chest pain (23%), valvular disease (13%), nonischemic cardiomyopathy (18%), and nonischemic arrhythmias (38%), and served as controls.
LifeVest allows physicians to protect patients during their period of highest risk early after an acute cardiac event such as a myocardial infarction or newly diagnosed nonischemic cardiomyopathy, when other therapies are not appropriate due to the patient's changing condition and the potential for cardiac recovery.
A 49-year-old hypertensive woman with cardiac failure, due to a nonischemic cardiomyopathy with a left ventricular ejection fraction of 35%, had normal sinus rhythm and left bundle branch block with a QRS duration of 148 milliseconds on her electrocardiogram.
The authors looked into the relationship between papillary muscle dyssynchrony (PMD) assessed by echocardiography and degree of "functional" mitral regurgitation in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy with low ejection fraction.
Their average age was 56, and about 23% of patients had structural heart disease, most commonly nonischemic cardiomyopathy.