Complication Rates Between Local and Referral Patients Undergoing Vaginal Hysterectomy at an Academic Medical Center
- Design and rationale of the comprehensive evaluation of risk factors in older patients with AMI (SILVER-AMI) study. Dodson, John A.; Geda, Mary; Krumholz, Harlan M.; Lorenze, Nancy; Murphy, Terrence E.; Allore, Heather G.; Charpentier, Peter; Tsang, Sui W.; Acampora, Denise; Tinetti, Mary E.; Gill, Thomas M.; Chaudhry, Sarwat I. // BMC Health Services Research;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p343
Background While older adults (age 75 and over) represent a large and growing proportion of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), they have traditionally been under-represented in cardiovascular studies. Although chronological age confers an increased risk for adverse outcomes, our...
- Hip arthroplasty for elderly hip fracture patients has higher risk of myocardial infarction, mortality compared to ORIF. Craven, Jeff // Orthopedics Today;Nov2013, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p18
The article focuses on a study presented at the annual meeting of the Orthopedic Trauma Association in Phoenix, Arizona on October 9-12, 2013 which found a higher risk of myocardial infarction in elderly hip fracture patients receiving hip arthroplasty.
- Biorhythm Theory Does Not Predict Admission for Acute Myocardial Infarction. Joncas, Sébastien X.; Carrier, Nathalie; Nguyen, Michel; Farand, Paul // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p143
Objectives: Temporal variations in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have been described. However, AMI occurrence and biorhythm theory, which proposes the existence of three endogenous independent infradian cycles and AMI occurrence, has not been well studied. The purpose of...
- Sudden activity can trigger heart attacks. // Environmental Nutrition;Feb1994, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p6
Reports on the finding that heavy physical exertion can trigger heart attacks especially in people who are usually sedentary. Occurrence of heart attacks in inactive people within an hour of strenuous activity; Examples of heavy exertion.
- Post-MI sex is just as safe as any other. // Modern Medicine;Sep96, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p45
Presents an abstract of the research report entitled `Trigerring Myocardial Infarction by Sexual Activity: Low Absolute Risk and Prevention by Regular Physical Exertion,' by J.E. Muller, et al published in the May 1996 issue of the `JAMA.'
- Are you headed for a heart attack? // Consumer Reports on Health;Oct94, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p109
Presents information on how to reduce the risk of developing heart attack. Pathophysiology of a heart attack; Risk factors and their modifiability; Unmodifiable risk factors; Preventive measures; Probable factors that may influence coronary risk. INSET: How to recognize a heart attack..
- Folate and heart attacks. // Prevention;Sep93, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p20
Warns that researchers may have identified a new risk factor for some people that can triple their chances of heart attack. Study by researchers at Harvard Medical School; Report in the August 19, 1992 issue of the `Journal of the American Medical Association'; Homocystine; More.
- Tame the temper. // Prevention;Dec94, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p22
Cites research that found metabolic evidence on why hostile, angry people are magnets for heart attacks. Details of findings; Report in `Psychosomatic Medicine,' April 1994; Lipid profiles.
- Your Last Career Move. Geraci, Ron // Men's Health;Nov98, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p50
Discusses the risk factors of a heart-attack. Findings of a study conducted by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on 791 heart-attack patients; Comment of study author Murray Mittleman about the exhaustion that comes after prolonged stress; Other factor that can...