News tagged with myocardial infarctions

CT angiography helps predict heart attack risk

Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is an effective tool for determining the risk of heart attacks and other adverse cardiac events in patients with suspected coronary artery disease but no treatable risk factors, ...

Feb 19, 2013
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In STEMI, diabetes linked to worse long-term outcomes

(HealthDay)—In patients undergoing primary angioplasty for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), diabetes is associated with worse long-term outcomes, including mortality, reinfarction, stent ...

Jan 30, 2013
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Radial access should be first choice for PCI, ESC says

The radial approach for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) was developed 20 years ago and is used for more than 50% of procedures in France, Scandinavian countries, the UK, Spain and Italy. Despite the advantages of ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Retinopathy severity linked to cardiovascular outcome

(HealthDay)—For individuals with type 2 diabetes, incident cardiovascular outcomes are determined not only by the severity of diabetic retinopathy but also by its progression, according to research published ...

Jan 25, 2013
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