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Women With STEMI Experience Treatment Delays

Women With STEMI Experience Treatment Delays

Women with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction often experience prehospital delays to reperfusion.

Atrial Fibrillation Associated With Higher Mortality in STEMI

Atrial Fibrillation Associated With Higher Mortality in STEMI

Atrial fibrillation was associated with a higher risk of adjusted in-hospital mortality and bleeding complications after both PCI and CABG.

Elevated Mortality Risk in Women With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Elevated Mortality Risk in Women With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Data from almost 15,000 patients were analyzed to determine the links among age, acute coronary syndrome severity, and 30-day mortality.

Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Reduced With Pioglitazone in Insulin Resistance Post-Stroke

Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Reduced With Pioglitazone in Insulin Resistance Post-Stroke

Pioglitazone reduced the risk of acute coronary syndromes, including type 1 myocardial infarction.

ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Symptom Presentation With Diabetes

ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Symptom Presentation With Diabetes

Patients with diabetes presented with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction symptoms, on average, 50 minutes later than patients without diabetes.

Incidence of Cardiogenic Shock in ST-Segment Elevated Myocardial Infarction

Incidence of Cardiogenic Shock in ST-Segment Elevated Myocardial Infarction

In-hospital mortality was elevated among those who presented with cardiogenic shock during their index hospitalization.

No Increased Short-term Risk of MI, Stroke With DPP-4i vs Sulfonylureas/Thiazolidinediones

No Increased Short-term Risk of MI, Stroke With DPP-4i vs Sulfonylureas/Thiazolidinediones

Medicare beneficiaries did not experience an increased risk of myocardial infarction or stroke with DPP-4i therapy comapred to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones.

Same-Day Discharge Reduces Costs in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Same-Day Discharge Reduces Costs in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Same day discharge in percutaneous coronary intervention and transradial intervention has been associated with lowered costs among Medicare beneficiaries.

Intensive Care Unit Overuse Common in Patients With Heart Disease

Intensive Care Unit Overuse Common in Patients With Heart Disease

Examination of over 1 million Medicare records found that the intensive care unit was overused for patients with heart and lung conditions.

Acute MI Trends in Renal Transplant Recipients

Acute MI Trends in Renal Transplant Recipients

Renal transplant recipients accounted for 0.2% of acute myocardial infarction admissions.