News tagged with myocardial infarctions

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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Improved staffing cuts medicare patient readmissions

(HealthDay)—Hospital nurses with good work environments who are caring for fewer patients have significantly fewer elderly Medicare patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and pneumonia ...

Jan 04, 2013
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