- Therapy of unstable angina with the low molecular weight heparins. Ageno, W.; Turpie, A.G. // Vascular Medicine;2000, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p217
Unstable angina is in most cases caused by partial or complete coronary artery occlusion due to the disruption of an atherosclerotic plaque and to thrombus formation. An immediate antithrombotic approach is essential to prevent fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction, and the combination of...
- Reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction. Robinson, Nick M // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/20/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7246, p1354
Editorial. Comments on the study by Grines et al which showed that the benefits of primary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction can be enhanced by stenting in Great Britain. Need for cautious interpretation in the comparative trials of primary angioplasty and stenting; Thrombolytic...
- Give captopril early in acute MI to improve cardiac function. // Modern Medicine;Feb94, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p50
Presents an abstract on the report `Hemodynamic effects of captopril and isosorbide mononitrate started early in acute myocardial infarction: A randomized, placebo-controlled study,' by A. Pipilis, M. Flather, et al, published in the July 1993 issue of `J. of Am. College Cardiol.'
- Angioplasty in acute MI: There's merit in only some applications. // Modern Medicine;Nov94, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p61
Presents an abstract of an article entitled `Coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction: Primary, immediate adjunctive, rescue or deferred adjunctive approach?,' by R.D. Simari, P.B. Berger, M.R. Bell, et al. in the April 1994 issue of the `Mayo Clinical Proceedings,' about the role of...
- FPs, internists need to know more about MI treatment, say researchers. // Modern Medicine;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p45
Presents an abstract of the article `Knowledge and Practices of Generalist and Specialist Physicians Regarding Drug Therapy For Acute Myocardial Infarction,' by J.Z. Ayanian, P.J. Hauptman, et al dated October 27, 1994.
- ... and this one also finds that treatment of older MI patients is often way off base. // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p39
Presents an abstract of the article `Age-Related Differences in the Utilization of Therapies Post Acute Myocardial Infarction,' by M.L. Malone, S.H. Sial, R.J. Battiola, et al from the `Journal of the American Geriatrics Society' dated June 1995.
- Women and the elderly often don't receive common MI treatments. // Modern Medicine;Jun96, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p7
Reports that women and elderly patients who have had myocardial infarction (MI) do not receive appropriate medication for the prevention of future MIs. Less aggressive treatment for women and the aged; Lack of administration of aspirin and thrombolytic agents.
- Clinical trials on treatments for acute MI: The wheels grind slowly. // Modern Medicine;Jun96, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p56
Presents the abstract of the study entitled `The Impact of Clinical Trials on the Use of Medications for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Results of a Community-based Study,' by Col, McLaughlin et al published in the January 8, 1996 issue of the `Archives of Internal Medicine' periodical concerning...
- After thrombolysis, post-MI complications are more likely in women than men. // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p59
Presents an abstract on the article `Comparisons of Characteristics and Outcomes Among Women and Men With Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated With Thrombolytic Therapy,' by W.D. Weaver, H.D. White et al published in the March 13, 1996 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association'.
- Final results from CARE: Statin therapy also prevents post-MI stroke. // Modern Medicine;Sep96, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p33
Presents the final results of the Cholesterol and Recurrent Events (CARE) trial conducted on myocardial infarctions (MI) patients to determine the effectiveness of pravastatin sodium in treating MI. Significance of the result of CARE in the treatment and prevention use of MI.