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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…
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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…
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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…
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Survival at 30 days similar by access site in PCI for STEMI

April 8, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Among patients who underwent PCI for STEMI, there was no difference in 30-day survival between those who had their procedure with…
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Subclinical hypothyroidism increases mortality after myocardial infarction

April 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Long-term mortality after an event of ST-elevation myocardial infarction is higher for adults with subclinical hypothyroidism vs…
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Vaping with e-cigarettes raises odds of CV events, depression

March 19, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Adults who reported using electronic cigarettes had increased odds of MI, CAD and depression or emotional problems compared with…
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Direct admission to PCI center improves long-term survival in STEMI

March 13, 2019
Among patients with STEMI, those admitted directly to a PCI center had better outcomes than those who had to be transferred to a PCI center from…