Patients with heart failure and myocardial infarction are at an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation. ... Flecainide is contraindicated after a myocardial infarction because it increases the risk of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
The primary outcome was 30-day mortality, and secondary outcomes were a composite of mortality or other medical complications (myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and pneumonia).
to triage patients very early to rule out or rule in myocardial infarction. ... The primary outcome measure was a composite of an ED visit or nonelective hospitalization for an acute cardiovascular event (acute myocardial infarction, heart failure,
A consensus document from several cardiology organizations recently provided new official definitions of myocardial infarction (MI). ... Prior myocardial infarction is defined by any one of the following:.
The study excluded 28% of patients with isolated CABG because of a myocardial infarction within 21 days before surgery, thus eliminating patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-STEMI;.
There was no correlation between door-to-balloon time for ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and door-to-needle time for acute ischemic stroke among hospitals participating in the Get
This separation can cause serious injuries, such as tamponade, myocardial infarction, and migration of wire fragments elsewhere in the body. ... 1, 2014. Serious adverse events were reported, including pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infarction, myocardial
Combination therapy versus aspirin alone associated with fewer ischemic events, higher hemorrhage risk after minor stroke or TIA
In a time-to-event analysis, the primary efficacy outcome was a composite of major ischemic events at 90 days, that is, ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, or death from an ischemic
The simplified risk score had 10 factors: ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, age, body-mass index, previous PCI, chronic kidney disease, shock, cardiac arrest within 24 hours, female sex, hemoglobin, and ... C-indexes for five subgroups
The group continues to suggest that supplementation is reasonable for secondary prevention of CHD in patients with a recent CHD event (e.g., myocardial infarction) and added a new recommendation for