Short-term mortality and readmission rates after acute MI have improved during the last 20 years among Medicare beneficiaries.
Greater scrutiny is needed in evaluating high sensitivity cardiac troponin I levels for the purpose of excluding or diagnosing acute myocardial infarction.
Patients with depressive symptoms, however mild, face increased mortality risk long after an acute myocardial infarction.
Disability-adjusted life year rates 1,347 per 100,000 individuals, behind ischemic heart disease, back pain.
Investigators examined the alterations and time course of the latest generation of cardiac blood markers to determine occurrence, influencing factors, and extent of cardiac stress or injury.
The majority of coronary arteries heal spontaneously after a spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
The certifications will establish comprehensive, evidence-based standards for cardiac and stroke care.
In patients with diabetes and stable chest pain, CT angiography may the preferred modality to evaluate them for possible coronary artery disease.
Baxter announced the availability of ready-to-use Eptifibatide Injection in a flexible container.
Implementing a HEART care pathway can reduce use of hospital care and noninvasive stress testing in patients with ACS.