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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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