Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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Beta-blockers at discharge associated with lower mortality in COPD plus MI

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had lower mortality after myocardial infarction (MI) if they were discharged on beta-blockers, a recent Swedish study found.
April 2015

Haloperidol increases in-hospital mortality after acute MI compared to atypical antipsychotics

In patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction (MI) who receive antipsychotic drugs, haloperidol may increase the risk of in-hospital death compared to an atypical antipsychotic, a recent study found. ... older populations with acute myocardial
April 2018

NSAIDs, frequently taken after MI, may increase bleeding and thrombotic events

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were associated with increased risk of bleeding and thrombotic events, even during short-term treatment, among patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after myocardial infarction, a study found.
March 2015

Warfarin associated with better one-year outcomes for acute MI, afib patients with CKD

Giving warfarin to patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and atrial fibrillation who have kidney disease was associated with better one-year outcomes than not giving warfarin, a study found. ... The crude absolute risk differences were 5.8% for
March 2014

Antibiotics for COPD, shock after MI, and more

For patients with cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction, epinephrine was associated with similar effects on arterial pressure and cardiac index as norepinephrine but a higher incidence of refractory shock, a ... The trial included 57
December 2018

Atrial fibrillation may be a risk factor for heart attack

Atrial fibrillation appears to be a risk factor for myocardial infarction, a new study found. ... While it's known that myocardial infarction (MI) is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers sought to determine if the reverse was true.
November 2013

Beta-blockers not associated with lower risk of death after acute MI in patients without heart failure

Beta-blocker use was not associated with lower mortality up to one year after discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) but without heart failure (HF), a recent study found.
June 2017

Test yourself: Anticoagulant therapy

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.
May 2007

ARBs appear beneficial in STEMI with preserved left ventricular systolic function

Angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) may provide benefits similar to angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and preserved left ventricular systolic function, according to
November 2014

Counseling lacking on sexual activity after MI

Most patients are not given advice about resuming sexual activity after a myocardial infarction (MI), and the counseling that is given does not often follow clinical guidelines, according to a new ... study. Most patients are not given advice about
December 2014

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