Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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Low-risk chest pain patients unlikely to have cardiac events during hospitalization

History included hypertension in 46%, diabetes in 20%, and myocardial infarction in 13%. ... Two of the events were noncardiac and 2 were possibly iatrogenic, including a periprocedural myocardial infarction and STEMI during a stress test.
May 2015

In-hospital STEMI may increase risk for poor outcomes

Patients who have an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) while in the hospital often do worse than those who experience STEMI off-site, according to a new study.
January 2014

Rivaroxaban reduces CV events vs. placebo in STEMI patients

Rivaroxaban reduced cardiovascular (CV) events compared to placebo but also increased nonfatal major bleeding in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), a study found.
March 2013

Taking charge after discharge

Heart failure is almost always the first one.”. Acute myocardial infarction and pneumonia round out the payment-penalized trio targeted by most services, but post-discharge programs are starting to look
January 2013

Better heart failure outcomes associated with readmission to original hospital

The top five causes for readmission were heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia, and atrial fibrillation or flutter.
May 2017

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

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

Different MI presentations between the sexes diminish with age, study finds

Women who have a myocardial infarction (MI) are more likely than men to present without chest pain and have higher mortality than men of the same age group, but the differences ... To examine the relationship among sex, symptoms and hospital mortality,
February 2012

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She also initiated the use of Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) scores to risk-stratify patients before admission to the center.
November 2014

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