Navigation Links
The Success Rate Of Angioplasty In Female Patients Low

Male heart attack patients fare better after having a procedure to open clogged arteries than female patients, say researchers based on results // from a recent study. The study, conducted in Taiwan, looked at mortality rates and other factors among a group of about 870 men and about 160 women who underwent balloon angioplasty to clear blocked arteries following a heart attack. While both sexes had about the same success rate for the initial procedure, after 30 days, women were significantly more likely to have died than men: nearly 15 percent compared to about 7.5 percent.

Researchers attribute the difference to the fact women in the study were older than the men, had more health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and greater blockage of the arteries, and had more complications while in the hospital, including congestive heart failure and bleeding.

Researchers conclude saying that , the greater number of women in the advanced-age category and the higher prevalence of comorbid conditions in women played key roles in explaining the higher 30-day mortality rate in women than in men.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Plastic Sling Has Proved Successful In Improving Aging Of The Neck
2. Does Success in School Differ From the Real World Success ?
3. Success of HIV may depend in its mutations
4. Success Of Preventable High-Risk HPV Infections With Vaccines May Vary
5. Successful creation of human embryos from a single parent for the first time
6. Fertility Treatment Offered During Summer Has Better Chances For Success
7. Happiness Plays An Important Role In Success
8. French Doctors Successfully Separate Twins Joined At Spine
9. Alzheimer’s disease trial With EVT 101 For Successfully Complete
10. Switching Off Protein Could Play Key Role In Success Of Radiation Therapy For Cancer
11. Overweight Briton Underwent Successful Surgery In India Being Denied By NHS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have ... many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has ... period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, is ... a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program broadcasted ... each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the sciatic ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As ... serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in southern ... home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to create ... health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight years. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, ... a treadmill relay – Miles by Moonlight to raise money for the American Heart ... or more. , Teams will work together to keep their treadmills moving for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans ... advance the use of wearable and home sensors for ... disorders. Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on ... will provide an affordable analytical system to record and ... ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017 Janssen Biotech, Inc. ... response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... of sirukumab for the treatment of moderately to severely ... additional clinical data are needed to further evaluate the ... severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ALLENTOWN , Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich. ... Allentown, Penn. , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy ... a business partnership to offer a strategic hub service ... PMD Healthcare,s highly sought-after personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, ... A spirometer is a medical device used ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: