In the Journals

Enrollment in MI trials declines

July 10, 2019
Enrollment in clinical trials of patients treated for MI has decreased over time, according to findings published in the American Heart Journal
In the Journals

E-cigarette use increases risk for MI

July 6, 2019
Patients who smoked electronic cigarettes every day or some days had an increased risk for MI, according to a study published in the Journal of the
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Smoking increases STEMI risk in women more than men

June 24, 2019
Women who smoke had a significantly increased risk for STEMI compared with men who smoke, according to a study published in the Journal of the
In the Journals

In MI, odds for later ischemic events rise based on number of risk factors

May 26, 2019
Patients with MI who had multiple established risk factors had a higher rate of ischemic events compared with patients with fewer risk factors…
Meeting News

Cardiogenic shock protocol improves survival

May 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A protocol developed by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative improved outcomes for patients with acute MI and cardiogenic…
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BERLIN-VT: Timing of ventricular tachycardia ablation does not affect mortality in patients with MI, ICD

May 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients with ventricular tachycardia indicated for an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after MI, preventive…
In the Journals

In older adults, functional mobility influences 30-day readmission rates after MI

April 23, 2019
Functional mobility among older adults after acute MI is a strong predictor of readmission within a 30-day period, according to findings published in…
Meeting News

Long-term air pollution exposure may lead to higher mortality in prior MI

April 17, 2019
Increased exposure to particulate matter and ozone was associated with a worse 1-year health status following MI, while particulate matter was linked…
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YOUNG-MI: 1 in 5 early heart attack survivors under age 40

April 12, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In the YOUNG-MI registry, which compared outcomes of young and very young MI survivors, roughly 20% of individuals with a first…
Meeting News

Smoking confers elevated heart attack risk

April 9, 2019
A greater emphasis of public education on the hazards of waterpipe and cigarette smoking is needed to reduce the risk for MI at a younger age in…