Navigation Links
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Controlled By Cholesterol Drugs

cardiomyopathy,defibrillitor,Statins, a group of commonly used cholesterol-lowering drugs, used by patients with enlarged hearts// (dilated cardiomyopathy) due to an anti-arrhythmic effect.

Scientists with the Multicenter defibrillators in Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy Treatment Evaluation (definite) committee evaluated about 458 sudden cardiac deaths with cardiomyopathy due to a survival benefit and effect of Statin therapy. Among these about, 229 patients were randomly selected to get an implantable Cardioverter defibrillator to treat their abnormal heart rhythm.

However these devices are programmed to detect the abnormalities first, and to then deliver a shock to restore normal heart rhythm. On an average, 110 patients were found to take Statin, while 348 take drugs such as Lipitor, Pravachol and Zocor. Statin therapy pack a 78-percent reduced mortality rate for cardiac patients.

Dr. Jeffrey J. Goldberger of northwestern University in Chicago, reported a 39-percent lower mortality rate among patients who received a defibrillator and who were on statin therapy than other patients in a 2,000 days study.

There was only 1 sudden death from arrhythmia among the patients who were receiving Statins, compared with 18 patients who were not on Statins and they require a shock to correct an abnormal heartbeat when compared to statin takers. Statins' benefits are may be due to their cholesterol-lowering effects, and primarily due to anti-inflammatory effects, antioxidant effects or effects on the nervous system.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus
2. Abnormal Brain Structure One Of The Reasons For Depression in Adolescents
3. Antidepressants Could Lead To Abnormal Bleeding
4. Abnormal heart rate and depression may increase death risk
5. Opioids And Abnormal Pain Perception
6. Cancer Causing Proteins Trigger Abnormal Biochemical Reactions In Cells
7. Neglect In Childhood Could Cause Abnormal Behaviour In Adults
8. Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.
9. New Abnormal Karyotypes Discovered in China
10. Brain Abnormalities Raise the Risk of PTSD
11. Medication Abuse In Chronic Migraine May Cause Hormonal Abnormalities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... to renovate and improve the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Facility located in Saint ... the $2.5 million project is scheduled to start in late 2017/early 2018. ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... ... Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD, orthopaedic surgeon at Rush University Medical Center ... Medicine (AOSSM) , received the 2017 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership award on ... award is given annually to honor those who have made a significant contribution to ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... MedMatchPlus+ has launched a residency application ... a residency in a United States hospital. Being accepted into a residency is ... to data released by the ECFMG®, every year, 50 percent of international medical ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... In the first ... the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome Network (MOON) demonstrated that patients could perform sports-related functions ... activity levels decline over time. The study, presented today at the American ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... ChenMed , a leading provider of value-based ... Medical Center as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McCarter, formerly Associate Professor ... Medical Officer of Ambulatory Services for the UVA Health System, brings 30 years of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/10/2017)... CARLSBAD, Calif. , July 10, 2017  The ... in Boston, MA at the ... unequaled value and unparalleled access to global decision makers ... to draw 800+ life science leaders during two impactful ... Boston, and provides delegates with additional networking opportunities with ...
(Date:7/6/2017)... , July 6, 2017 ThriveRx, the nutrition division of ... their families to thrive on nutrition support. To celebrate its ... new site has a fresh new look with improved organization to create ... ... ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... JERUSALEM , July 5, 2017 ... www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company ... today that it has received approval from the Israel Securities ... Stock Exchange (TASE). Oramed common stock will commence trading on ... Based on the current market capitalization of the Company, it ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: