The association between socioeconomic position, use of revascularization procedures and five-year survival after recovery from acute myocardial infarction
- Will removing co-payments improve outcomes for MI? // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;12/10/2011, Issue 643, p3
The article reports that removing co-payments for secondary prevention drug after a myocardial infarction (MI) does not lower the rate for the first major vascular or revascularization events.
- SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS: A RE-EXAMINATION OF ITS DIMENSIONS. Gordon, Jerome B. // Journal of Human Resources;Summer69, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p343
This article presents a review of the several existing techniques currently used to derive socioeconomic status scores from Census and other survey sources. Several tests of the determinates of socioeconomic status are presented for the Duncan, N.O.R.C., and Census S.E.S. scoring systems. The...
- Protocol for the treatment of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in the County of MeÄ‘imurje. Ostrički, Branko; Horvat, Miroslav; Marčec, Tanja; Cmrečnjak, Jasna // Kardio List;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p86
The County of Medimurje is one of the first counties in the Republic of Croatia which is involved in the project of treatment of acute ST-segment elevation myo-cardial infarction (STEMI) through the Croatian Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Network. For this purpose, following the...
- An early invasive strategy reduced death, myocardial infarction, and hospital readmissions at 2 years in unstable CAD. Brott, Brigitta C.; Hillegass, William B. // ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p30
Presents a study that compared the effectiveness of invasive treatment strategy with a noninvasive strategy in reducing death, myocardial infarction, hospital readmission and late revascularization. Design; Intervention; Main outcome measures; Results; Commentary.
- Does more intensive treatment of acute myocardial infraction in the elderly reduce mortality? McClellan, Mark; McNeil, Barbara J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/21/94, Vol. 272 Issue 11, p859
Determines the effect of intensive treatments on mortality in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Aspects of treatment most affecting long-term survival in elderly patients with AMI; Survival benefits from greater use of catheterization and revascularization procedures in...
- Preventive procedure better than culprit artery percutaneous coronary intervention alone in ST elevation myocardial infarction. Pinn, Stephen // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Oct2013, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p551
The article presents the Preventive Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction (PRAMI) study in Great Britain, which showed that preventive percutaneous coronary intervention with infarct-only percutaneous coronary intervention resulted in 65% risk reduction in adverse cardiovascular cases.
- Neighborhood socioeconomic status, Medicaid coverage and medical management of myocardial infarction: Atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) community surveillance. Foraker, Randi E.; Rose, Kathryn M.; Whitsel, Eric A.; Suchindran, Chirayath M.; Wood, Joy L.; Rosamond, Wayne D. // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p632
Background: Pharmacologic treatments are efficacious in reducing post-myocardial infarction (MI) morbidity and mortality. The potential influence of socioeconomic factors on the receipt of pharmacologic therapy has not been systematically examined, even though healthcare utilization likely...
- Adjunctive Therapy for Percutaneous Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction. Topol, Eric J.; Brener, Sorin J. // Current Pharmaceutical Design;Feb2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p399
Primary PCI is an effective reperfusion strategy for acute MI patients, which has evolved significantly in the last decade. While many adjunctive therapies have contributed to its success, substantial obstacles remain before optimal reperfusion can be achieved. Anti-platelet therapy with...
- Coronary Angioplasty with or without Stent Implantation for Acute Myocardial Infarction. Grines, Cindy L.; Cox, David A.; Stone, Gregg W.; Garcia, Eulogio; Mattos, Luiz A.; Giambartolomei, Alessandro; Brodie, Bruce R.; Madonna, Olivier; Eijgelshoven, Marcel; Lansky, Alexandra J.; O'Neill, William W.; Morice, Marie-Claude // New England Journal of Medicine;12/23/99, Vol. 341 Issue 26, p1949
Background: Coronary-stent implantation is frequently performed for treatment of acute myocardial infarction. However, few studies have compared stent implantation with primary angioplasty alone. Methods: We designed a multicenter study to compare primary angioplasty with angioplasty accompanied...