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Predictors, Trends, and Outcomes (Among Older Patients ≥65 Years of Age) Associated With Beta-Blocker Use in Patients With Stable Angina Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Objectives  This study sought to examine predictors, trends, and outcomes associated with β-blocker prescriptions at discharge in patients with stable angina without prior history of myocardial infarction (MI) or systolic heart failure (HF) undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). 419 kata lagi

MEDICINE

Worse MI Outcomes for the Poor?

More adverse events after discharge in dual Medicare-Medicaid eligibles.

After being hospitalized for a myocardial infarction (MI), patients with dual Medicare-Medicaid eligibility fared worse than their Medicare-only peers following discharge, investigators found. 591 kata lagi

NEWS

Rehabilitation following Myocardial Infarction

This research was conducted at the the British Military’s Joint Services Medical Rehabilitation Unit based at Headley Court in Surrey. The work was carried out by Anthony J Sargeant (later Professor) under the clinical supervision of the Director of the Rehabilitation Unit’s Wing Commander Dr MA (Tony) Crawley. 161 kata lagi

Professor Anthony J Sargeant

Can a Single Negative High-Sensitivity Troponin T Level Rule Out Myocardial Infarction?

Negative troponin testing combined with nonischemic electrocardiogram results and non–high-risk clinical presentation conferred a negative predictive value of 99.7%.

Prior studies have suggested that negative and nonincreasing high-sensitivity cardiac troponin (hsTn) levels measured at emergency department (ED) presentation and 1 hour later can rule out acute myocardial infarction (MI) in low-risk patients with nonischemic electrocardiogram (ECG) results ( 237 kata lagi

MEDICINE

Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen. 251 kata lagi

Cohort Study

Heart Collaterals – the alternate route

Collaterals are your heart’s solution to blood flow problems. Not only does your heart pump essential blood to the body, it is also a vital muscle that needs its own blood flow. 686 kata lagi

Cardiovascular (Heart)

What is a heart attack?

We all hear about heart attacks. Something happens to a person’s heart, and we know it’s deadly. But what’s actually happening? 733 kata lagi

Conditions