Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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Study links cardiac rehab after acute MI with lower mortality but not improved health outcomes

Although patients who participated in cardiac rehabilitation after discharge for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) saw survival benefits, they did not report better health status outcomes than nonparticipants, according to a recent
November 2016

Similar outcomes in patients taking aspirin, placebo before coronary artery surgery

The primary outcome of the study was a composite of death and thrombotic complications (nonfatal myocardial infarction, stroke, pulmonary embolism, renal failure, or bowel infarction) within 30 days of surgery.
March 2016

Early beta-blocker use may reduce 30-day mortality in patients with acute MI

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 1
September 2016

Genetic variants may predict effectiveness of clopidogrel in some populations, study finds

The results for the study's secondary outcome—a composite of ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, myocardial infarction, or vascular death—were similar.
June 2016

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Hospitalist-led initiatives were at least partially responsible for the hospital being fully in compliance with guidelines for heart failure and myocardial infarction for the last several years, Dr.
November 2008

Diagnoses of Medicare ICU patients have shifted

In 1996, the top 2 diagnoses were coronary atherosclerosis and acute myocardial infarction (MI), with 14.6% and 11.8% of admissions, respectively.
March 2016

Hospital use of smartphone social network system may reduce total ischemic time in transferred STEMI patients, study finds

When a regional network of hospitals rapidly communicated using a smartphone social network system (SNS), it successfully decreased total ischemic time in transferred patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI),
September 2016

RE-LY follow-up study yields results similar to original study for two dabigatran doses

Outcomes included stroke, systemic embolism, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, vascular death, total mortality, bleeding and deep venous thrombosis. ... The fact that hemorrhagic stroke rates and myocardial infarction rates remained very low in
June 2013

Women less likely than men to survive cardiac arrest, receive therapeutic intervention, study finds

Compared to men, women presenting with cardiac arrest were older, had more comorbid conditions, and were less likely to present with preexisting coronary artery disease, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, and
June 2016

Follow-up within 6 weeks of discharge for acute MI linked to greater medication adherence

Timely outpatient follow-up in older patients discharged after acute myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with greater long-term adherence to secondary risk prevention medications, a recent study found.
March 2016

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