Other common cardiac causes of readmission were acute myocardial infarction between 0 and 7 days (27.6% of cardiac readmissions) and heart failure during all subsequent time periods (22.2% to
Troponin alone was highly effective at ruling out acute myocardial infarction and adverse cardiac events within 30 days but would have missed 3 cases of unstable angina, the study found. ... Patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction were excluded
A 55-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a myocardial infarction. ... The patient had no known coronary risk factors prior to the myocardial infarction.
After adjustment, bleeding was still strongly associated with mortality, even more so than postdischarge myocardial infarction (mortality hazard ratios, 5.03 for bleeding and 1.92 for myocardial infarction).
Black patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with either fibrinolysis or primary percutaneous coronary intervention had a higher risk of bleeding events. ... Black patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with
Antipsychotics are associated with a modestly increased risk for myocardial infarction (MI) in older patients also taking cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia, according to a new study.
Adding functional mobility to the factors generally used to predict readmission risk may improve individual risk assessment for older patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (MI), a study found.
CPR, life-threatening arrhythmia, implantation of pacemaker/implantable cardioverter defibrillator, acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, stroke/transient ischemic attack, intracranial bleeding, or valvular surgery) and found
Hospitalizations were categorized by whether the patient had a principal diagnosis of heart failure (24.8%), a secondary diagnosis of heart failure with a principal diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
A head-to-head comparison of prasugrel and ticagrelor for prevention of ischemia and bleeding in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) found no significant ... and bleeding events in the