Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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Medications before transfer worked for patients who had STEMI far from PCI capability

Patients who had a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) far from a center providing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and received medical therapies before transfer had similar outcomes to those close
October 2016

Recent Research

Providing beta-blockers to patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) within the first 48 hours of hospitalization may reduce 30-day mortality, but the survival benefits appear to dwindle after one ... Patients who had a ST-segment elevation
February 2017

Bacteremia associated with greater risk of MI, stroke

Inpatients have a greater risk for myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke within the first 30 days of being hospitalized for community-acquired bacteremia, a new study found.
February 2014

Models developed to predict MI patients' length of stay, need for postacute care

Patients who were older at the time of myocardial infarction (MI) or had heart failure, higher heart rate, shock, or lower hemoglobin level at admission were more likely to stay at ... Factors present at admission can predict length of stay and need for
September 2018

Multivitamins not protective after first MI

High doses of multivitamins and minerals didn't protect against secondary cardiovascular events in stable patients who had experienced a myocardial infarction (MI), a new study found.
December 2013

MKSAP quiz on end-of-life care

Her chest pain, T-wave inversions in the lateral leads of the electrocardiogram, and elevated cardiac biomarkers are consistent with a non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). ... Randomized trials have shown a benefit of low-molecular-weight
December 2013

ACC updates decision pathway on nonstatin drugs in ASCVD

previous myocardial infarction or nonhemorrhagic stroke, or have symptomatic peripheral artery disease with previous myocardial infarction or stroke, among other factors.
September 2017

Guideline update addresses new P2Y12 inhibitors for unstable angina, NSTEMI

Two major cardiology organizations released a focused update to their guideline for managing patients with unstable angina (UA) and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), in part to address research on
May 2013

Focused update released on management of unstable angina, non-ST-segment- elevation MI

The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association released a focused update last week to their guidelines on management of unstable angina and non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI).
July 2012

Guideline-based therapy linked to improved acute MI survival in oldest old

Increased use of guideline-based therapy appeared to improve survival after acute myocardial infarction (MI) in patients 85 years of age and older, a new study has found.
July 2013

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