Reteplase plus abciximab and reteplase alone led to similar 30-day mortality rates in acute MI
- Lower education level linked with higher rates of STEMI-related mortality. // Cardiology Today;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses a study which showed that the education level of patients treated for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) does not influence their one-year mortality.
- 467 Usefulness of TIMI risk index to predict one-year mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary PCI. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p110
An abstract of the article "Usefulness of TIMI Risk Index to Predict One-Year Mortality in Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated With Primary PCI," by K. Kaminski and colleagues is presented.
- Revascularization and cardioprotective drug treatment in myocardial infarction patients: how do they impact on patients' survival when delivered as usual care. Vanasse, Alain; Courteau, Josiane; Niyonsenga, Théophile // BMC Cardiovascular Disorders;2006, Vol. 6, p21
Background: Randomized clinical trials showed the benefit of pharmacological and revascularization treatments in secondary prevention of myocardial infarction (MI), in selected population with highly controlled interventions. The objective of this study is to measure these treatments' impact on...
- Clopidogrel beneficial during acute phase of Ml; metoprolol has no overall effect. // Formulary;May2005, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p162
Discusses a study which showed that clopidogrel reduces 28-day mortality in the treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) when given on top of standard therapies, but metoprolol has no effect on inhospital mortality when given during the acute phase of MI. Findings of...
- Local hospitals get so-so bill of health. Brown, Todd R. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;1/7/2011, p1
The article offers information on California's inpatient mortality indicators for 2008 and 2009, indicating that San Joaquin Valley hospitals garner more worse than better quality ratings in handling potentially fatal conditions and procedures. It mentions the reactions of some medical...
- EVOLUCION DEL TRATAMIENTO DEL INFARTO AGUDO DE MIOCARDIO EN LA ARGENTINA DESDE 1987 A 2005. Allin, Jorge G.; Rolandi, Florencia; Paz, Juan J. Herrera; Maurice, Mario Fitz; Grinfeld, Liliana; Iglesias, Ricardo // Medicina (Buenos Aires);2010, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p15
In Argentina, one out of three deaths is of cardiovascular origin and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is one of the most aggressive and frequent. In our country epidemiological data related to infarction are scarce. Various surveys and reports have been carried out in the past 25 years by...
- Erythrocytosis and severe asphyxia: two different causes of neonatal myocardial infarction. Caruso, Elio; Di Pino, Alfredo; Poli, Daniela; Manuri, Lucia; Guccione, Paolo // Cardiology in the Young;Feb2014, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p178
Neonatal acute myocardial infarction is a rare event that carries a high mortality rate. We describe the cases of two newborns who survived acute myocardial infarction and discuss the management. The first neonate was born with severe asphyxia and left ventricular myocardial infarction with...
- Early treatment of myocardial infarction in the community. Dunn, F.G.; Elms, S.; Melville, D.I.; Lawrie, T.D.V.; Murray, T.S. // British Medical Journal;10/21/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6145, p1143
Studies the treatment for acute myocardial infarction in Great Britain. Improvement in the mortality rate of the disease; Failure in admitting patients to coronary care units; Symptoms observed among patients.
- Shorter Door-to-Balloon Times--No Change in Mortality. Boyle, Andrew J. // Clinical Cardiology Alert;Oct2013, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p73
An abstract of the article "Door-to-balloon time and mortality among patients undergoing primary," by D. S. Menees and colleagues is presented.