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Intense anger, anxiety increase short-term MI risk

February 27, 2015

Patients who experienced intense episodes of anger or anxiety had a significantly increased risk for acute coronary occlusion within the subsequent 2 hours, according to results published in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.

Researchers evaluated self-reported anger episodes among 313 patients with acute coronary occlusion. All patients were treated from 2006 to 2012 at a single primary angioplasty facility in Sydney.

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Study highlights 'significant' prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI

February 27, 2015
In a meta-analysis of 19 studies and more than 2 million patients, the mean prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI was 2.3%, and patients undergoing PCI…
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Study: 30-year CVD risk high in homeless adults with mental illness

February 27, 2015
Homeless adults with mental illness, particularly men and those with substance dependence, have an elevated 30-year risk for coronary death, MI and stroke, according to…
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MR CLEAN: Nongeneral anesthesia may lead to better outcomes after intra-arterial treatment

February 27, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Among patients randomly assigned to intra-arterial treatment in the MR CLEAN trial, use of nongeneral anesthesia during the procedure was…
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Diabetes, CVD increase rates of CV events

February 27, 2015
Among adults with diabetes, paying extra attention to traditional cardiovascular risk factors could reduce the rates of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to…
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Best of Lipid Forum III

Best of Lipid Forum III

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen, Inc.

Appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain a challenge for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk…
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VIDEO: New data support endovascular stroke therapy

February 20, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In this video, Larry B. Goldstein, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA, professor of neurology and director…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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