Quality of acute coronary care in emerging economies
- Cardiovascular highlights from non-cardiology journals. O'Flaherty, Martin; Huffman, Mark D.; Capewell, Simon // Heart;Sep2015, Vol. 101 Issue 17, p1433
The article focuses on a study on decreasing mortality rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and coronary heart disease (CHD). Topics discussed include a decrease in mortality rates shown by multinational monitoring of trends and determinants in cardiovascular disease (MONICA) project...
- Oscillatory functions affecting outcome of coronary heart disease: The hazard of too much or too... Wolf, Stewart // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p118
Identifies the physiological and behavioral indicators predictive of sudden arrhythmic death in patients who had experienced myocardial infarction in the past. Non-determinants of cardiac mortality; Degree of instability required in the proper physiological balance.
- Mortality risk higher for MI patients who receive blood transfusions. // Cardiology Today;Feb2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p21
The article discusses a study published in the "Archives of Internal Medicine," which found a higher mortality risk among patients with myocardial infarction (MI) who receive blood transfusions.
- Always look on the bright sideâ€¦. McCrory, P. // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p63
The author reflects on the increasing number cardiovascular mortality in sports. According to the author, several studies have demonstrated increased cardiovascular mortality with the outcome of local and national football teams. He pointed that mostly is male mortality from myocardial...
- Serum Chelatable Redox-Active Iron Is an Independent
Predictor of Mortality After Myocardial Infarction in
Individuals With Diabetes. Sulieman, Mahmoud; Asleh, Rabea; Cabantchik, Zvi I.; Breuer, William; Aronson, Doron; Suleiman, Abeer; Miller-Lotan, Rachel; Hammerman, Haim; Levy, Andrew P. // Diabetes Care;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p2730
Presents a study which examined the association of labile plasma iron (LPI) with myocardial infarction and mortality in individuals with diabetes. Blood collection and measurement of LIP; Research design and methodology; Results and discussion; Conclusions.
- DES show mortality benefit in AMI. Lindsay, Alistair C.; Qureshi, Katie // Heart;Jan2009, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p93
The article reports on the study about drug-eluting stents (DES), which shows mortality benefit in acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The study was based on an unselected, population based cohort of 7217 patients undergoing PCI with stenting for AMI over an 18-month period in Massachusetts...
- Diabetes is an independent predictor of survival 17 years after myocardial infarction: follow-up of the TRACE registry. Kümler, Thomas; Gislason, Gunnar H.; Køber, Lars; Torp-Pedersen, Christian // Cardiovascular Diabetology;2010, Vol. 9, p22
Background: In patients hospitalized for myocardial infarction, there are limited data examining the long-term prognostic effect of diabetes. The aim of this study was to systematically evaluate the development of diabetes as an independent long-term prognostic factor after myocardial...
- Preclinical coronary atherosclerosis in a population with low incidence of myocardial infarction: cross sectional autopsy study. Bertomeu, Antonia; García-Vidal, Olga; Farré, Xavier; Galobart, Albert; Vàzquez, Manuel; Laguna, Juan Carlos; Ros, Emilio // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/13/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7415, p591
Presents a cross sectional autopsy study on preclinical coronary atherosclerosis in a population with low incidence of myocardial infarction. Indications that atherosclerosis begins in childhood; Participants; Methods; Results; Comment; Conclusion that morbidity and mortality from myocardial...
- Key Surgical(r) Donates More than 800,000 Masks to MedShare. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;1/21/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on a donation of more than 800,000 faceshields and protective masks by the company Key Surgical to the company MedShare. The faceshields and protective masks are destined to improve the quality of healthcare available in developing countries. The donation will be...