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Acute MI raises risk for long-term mortality in young patients

July 28, 2016

Younger patients with acute MI had a much higher risk for long-term mortality than a background population without MI matched for age, sex and follow-up year, according to results published in The American Journal of Cardiology.

However, younger patients with MI had a better prognosis compared with older patients with MI, the researchers wrote.

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Psoriasis treatment may improve cardiovascular symptoms, researcher reports

July 28, 2016
Psoriasis treatment may improve cardiovascular symptoms by reducing skin inflammation, which could lead to less inflammation in other parts of the body, according to a…
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Review: Mobile health holds promise for early diagnosis, prevention of CVD

July 28, 2016
Mobile health has the potential for a great role in the early diagnosis and prevention of CVD, according to authors of a contemporary review published in the Journal of
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AAA stent graft system yields positive 5-year performance, durability

July 28, 2016
Final results of the Endurant Stent Graft System in the U.S. regulatory trial demonstrate positive late performance and durability at 5 years among patients with…
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Infective endocarditis rate high in adults with congenital ventricular septal defect

July 28, 2016
Adults with a small congenital ventricular septal defect have a greatly increased risk for infective endocarditis, but there appears to be little effect on mortality…
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The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of tachyarrhythmia and is characterized by disorganization of the heart’s…
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VIDEO: Updated HF guidelines focus on ivabradine, sacubitril/valsartan

June 29, 2016
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VIDEO: Expert discusses complexity of HDL research

July 10, 2016
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