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Dabigatran or warfarin?

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
March 2011

Pay attention and pop into action when postop MI occurs

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
February 2020

Intensive insulin after PCI didn't reduce infarct size

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
September 2013

Suicide risk elevated in heart attack survivors

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
December 2010

Acute exacerbations of COPD associated with risk for acute cardiovascular event

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).
June 2018

Intravenous stroke thrombolysis can be given seven weeks after MI

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.
April 2011

Clopidogrel may improve outcomes after CABG in patients with MI

Clopidogrel may improve outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) for myocardial infarction (MI), a new study reports.
March 2011

Care improves for MI patients with COPD, but gaps in treatment remain

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
January 2012

New biomarker for ACS offers better mortality risk prediction than GRACE score

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.
May 2018

ACC, AHA release focused update on management of unstable angina, non-ST-elevation MI

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
March 2011

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