Caution should also be used when considering a switch from warfarin to dabigatran for patients with coronary artery disease or a prior myocardial infarction, experts said. ... The rates of myocardial infarction in the RE-LY trial were 0.81% with
The first key to treating a postoperative myocardial infarction is noticing it. ... This is actually a significant challenge with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) that occurs after surgery, Hitinder Gurm, MBBS, explained during a talk on
Although severe hypoglycemia was rare, the intensive group did have a higher incidence of death or spontaneous second myocardial infarction (8 patients [5.7%] vs. ... was a trend favoring intensive glucose management, and other studies show promise with
People are significantly more likely to commit suicide in the month after a myocardial infarction, according to a new case-control study from Denmark. ... People are significantly more likely to commit suicide after a myocardial infarction, according to
The primary outcome measure was a composite of an ED visit or nonelective hospitalization for an acute cardiovascular event (acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, and stroke).
Intravenous stroke thrombolysis may be given as early as seven weeks after myocardial infarction (MI), instead of three months post-MI as current guidelines say, a new literature review suggests.
Clopidogrel may improve outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for myocardial infarction (MI), a new study reports.
Care has improved for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (MI), but they are still less likely to receive certain therapies than acute
a composite of death or nonfatal [myocardial infarction] over the GRACE score, which is widely recommended by clinical guidelines for accurate risk stratification,” the authors said.
The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association released a focused update this week to their guidelines on management of unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction. ... The American College of Cardiology/American Heart