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The American College of Physicians (ACP) today unveiled two evidence-based interventions and two videos to improve the health outcomes of patients in the first year following an initial acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event ...
Cardiology Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Otago researchers have discovered a potential new tool to help doctors in emergency departments quickly and accurately diagnose patients with heart failure and pneumonia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an analysis that included data on more than 10 million Medicare beneficiaries admitted to acute care hospitals with a heart attack, congestive heart failure, or pneumonia between 2002 and 2010, 30-day mortality rates for ...
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A single dose of an investigational anti-inflammatory drug, inclacumab, reduced damage to heart tissue during angioplasty in a study presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session.
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the phase III CHAMPION PHOENIX ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
High doses of a popular cholesterol-lowering drug significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury caused by dye used in imaging in acute coronary syndrome patients who underwent a coronary procedure, according to research ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The belief among medical professionals in the 1950s that the mortality rate for type A acute aortic dissection during the initial 24 hours was one to two percent per hour appears to hold true in the contemporary era of treatment, ...
Cardiology Mar 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Air pollution contributes to an increased number of deaths among patients who have been admitted to hospital with heart attacks, according to a study published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal.
Cardiology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The authors estimate nearly 40,000 extra admissions to hospital as a result of income inequality over the three year study period.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who experience chest pain in the 24 hours preceding a heart attack, also called preinfarction angina, have smaller heart attacks and improved cardiac function in the contemporary cardiac stenting era, researchers ...
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Unemployment, multiple job losses and short periods without work may be associated with increased risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Me ...
Cardiology Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An intravenous infusion of good cholesterol could reduce the risk of a subsequent heart attack, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
The economic impact of a heart attack and other forms of acute coronary syndrome goes beyond the hospital to the home and workplace, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study finds drug-eluting stents exhibit some benefits over bare-metal stents in patients over 80, though both demonstrat
Rarely tested in patients over the age of 80, a study found that drug-eluting stents exhibited some benefits over bare-metal stents, though both types of stents demonstrated a clinical benefit. Results of the XIMA trial were ...
Cardiology Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prasugrel, a novel anti-platelet therapy, is used to prevent recurrent cardiovascular events in patients who have had a prior heart attack, suffer severe chest pain and have been treated with coronary artery procedures (revascularization).
Cardiology Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0