Meeting News

SCAI SHOCK to focus on diagnosis, treatment, systems issues in cardiogenic shock

September 6, 2019
The second annual SCAI SHOCK meeting, organized by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, aims to offer information to help…
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Geographic region impacts high-intensity statin use after MI

July 31, 2019
An analysis of the associations of geographic region, beneficiary and hospital characteristics on high-intensity statin use after MI revealed that…
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Delays in EMS response affect treatment, outcomes in STEMI

July 16, 2019
The length of response by emergency medical services has an impact on the treatment and outcomes of patients with STEMI, according to findings…
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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
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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
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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…
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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…