Tag: Myocardial infarction

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

The results of PRECLUDE, an analysis of data from the ongoing SWEDEHEART quality registry, show that in people with multivessel disease, the risk of...

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 Cornell Medical College, New York, USA) and others...

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

Ambarish Pandey (Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA) and others report in JAMA Cardiology that risk-adjusted 30-day readmission rates...

Viagra may reduce cardiovascular outcomes after a first myocardial infarction

Daniel P Andersson (Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Unit of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden) and others report in Heart...

FDA grants approval to Tryton for side-branch stent

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tryton Medical’s Premarket Approval (PMA) application for the Tryton side-branch stent for the treatment of...

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

  According to a study by researchers from the University of Turku (Finland), a smartphone app could detect myocardial infarction. Requiring no extra equipment, the...

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

  A new study, published in JAMA Cardiology, indicates that health status outcomes in patients who undergo cardiac rehabilitation after an acute myocardial infarction are...

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

A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial—NACIAM (N-acetylcysteine in acute myocardial infarction)—indicates that adding intravenous N-acetylcysteine to intravenous glyceryl trinitrate significantly reduced infarct size by approximately one...

More than half of women have sexual dysfunction in the year...

According to a study published in JAMA Cardiology, among those 18–55 years, more than half of women and just under half of men had...

Age is a strong predictor of spontaneous myocardial infarction in medically...

Renato D Lopes (Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research, Durham, USA) and others report in the...