Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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1 in 4 PCI patients have unplanned readmission within six months, study finds

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
April 2019

Troponin T, history, and EKG rule MI in or out in chest pain patients

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
March 2016

Test yourself: thromboembolism

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.
November 2008

Bleeding on dual antiplatelet therapy after stent implantation predicts mortality risk

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).
August 2015

Association of race questioned in differences with bleeds during reperfusion

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
March 2012

Antipsychotics associated with MI in older patients with treated dementia

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.
April 2012

Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

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.
May 2019

Biomarkers effective for diagnosing cardiac cause of syncope in ED patients

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
March 2019

Heart failure readmissions were on the decline before HRRP began

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)
March 2019

Prasugrel, ticagrelor show similar safety, efficacy in acute MI treated with PCI

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
September 2016

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