Tag: Myocardial infarction

Second myocardial infarction twice as likely to occur non-culprit artery than in culprit artery

The results of PRECLUDE, an analysis of data from the ongoing SWEDEHEART quality registry, show ...

First myocardial infarction more likely to be fatal in black people

Monika Safford (John J Kuiper Professor of Medicine and Chief of General Internal Medicine at Weill ...

Risk-adjusted 30-day readmission rates are not associated with in-hospital quality of care

Ambarish Pandey (Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas...

Viagra may reduce cardiovascular outcomes after a first myocardial infarction

Daniel P Andersson (Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Unit of Endocrinology, Metabo...

FDA grants approval to Tryton for side-branch stent

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tryton Medical’s Premarket Approval (PMA)...

Promising initial results suggest smartphone app could aid detection of myocardial infarction

  According to a study by researchers from the University of Turku (Finland), a smartpho...

Cardiac rehabilitation after acute myocardial infarction does not improve health status outcomes

  A new study, published in JAMA Cardiology, indicates that health status outcomes in pa...

ESC 2016: Adding N-acetylcysteine to glyceryl trinitrate reduces infarct size by a third

A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial—NACIAM (N-acetylcysteine in acute myocardial infarction...

More than half of women have sexual dysfunction in the year after a myocardial infarction

According to a study published in JAMA Cardiology, among those 18–55 years, more than half of wo...

Age is a strong predictor of spontaneous myocardial infarction in medically managed patients

Renato D Lopes (Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medici...