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Explaining trends in heart attack

... hospitalised with AMI found that the incidence of cardiogenic shock, the most common complication of AMI ... with AMI in the 2000s were less likely to develop cardiogenic shock than greater Worcester residents ... earlier study years," the investigators report. cardiogenic shock results from failure of the ventricles to ...

Age No Bar to Aggressive Rx for Cardiogenic Shock

... elderly patients with heart attack complicated by cardiogenic shock, Australian researchers report. cardiogenic shock (CS) occurs when the heart fails to supply ... aggressive, invasive care with angioplasty for cardiogenic shock," Dr. Judith S. Hochman, a professor of ...

Wiley-Blackwell and the American Heart Association present new book series

... anomalies and addresses practical diagnostic and treatment issues. cardiogenic Shock edited by Judith S. Hochman (New York University School of Medicine) ... Ohman (Duke University Medical Center) ISBN: 9781405179263 June 2009 cardiogenic shock causes over half of the deaths among patients hospitalized with ...

Cryo-Cell to Present Novel Adult Stem Cell Research During 2009 China Medical Biotech Forum

... The data show that MenSCs have the capability to differentiate rapidly and plentifully into stem cells, such as bone, cartilage, fat, nerve and cardiogenic cells. These findings demonstrate that menstrual stem cells are easily expandable to clinical relevance and may potentially have applications in a ...

Aton Pharma CEO Mike Wells Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Winner;

... asthma; severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; sinus bradycardia; second or third degree atrioventricular block; overt cardiac failure; cardiogenic shock; or hypersensitivity to any component of this product. Because of the potential effects of beta-adrenergic blocking agents on blood pressure ...

AstraZeneca Announces TOPROL-XL(R) (Metoprolol Succinate) is Now Available

... diuretics, and, in the majority of cases, digitalis. TOPROL-XL is contraindicated in severe bradycardia, heart block greater than first degree, cardiogenic shock, decompensated cardiac failure, and sick sinus syndrome (unless a permanent pacemaker is in place) and in patients who are hypersensative to ...

Menstrual Blood Stem Cells May Significantly Increase Yield of Cord Blood Stem Cells

... Transplantation demonstrating that MenSCs have the capability to differentiate into important cells, such as such as bone, cartilage, fat, nerve and cardiogenic cells. Based upon these early findings, researchers believe that MenSCs may potentially be utilized with cell-based therapies in the future to treat ...

Glaucoma Survey: Half Unaware of Preservative-Free Beta-Blocker, Ophthalmologists Cite Benefits of Preservative-Free Medications on Ocular Comfort and Quality of Life

... asthma; severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; sinus bradycardia; second or third degree atrioventricular block; overt cardiac failure; cardiogenic shock; or hypersensitivity to any component of this product. Because of the potential effects of beta-adrenergic blocking agents on blood pressure ...

Aton Pharma Acquires U.S. TIMOPTIC(R)

... asthma; severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; sinus bradycardia; second or third degree atrioventricular block; overt cardiac failure; cardiogenic shock; or hypersensitivity to any component of this product. Because of the potential effects of beta-adrenergic blocking agents on blood pressure ...

U.S. Heart Attacks Becoming Less Severe

... were seen in 27.7 percent of attacks in 1987 and 20.9 percent in 2002, an average reduction of 1.9 percent per year. The percentage of cases of cardiogenic shock, in which the heart is so damaged that it cannot pump blood to the body, decreased by 5.7 percent per year, while the percentage of cases with ...

Prism Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval of NEXTERONE(R) for Life-Threatening Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia

... intravenous amiodarone therapy were hypotension (1.6 percent), asystole/cardiac arrest/EMD (1.2 percent), ventricular tachycardia (1.1 percent), and cardiogenic shock (1 percent). NEXTERONE is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the components of NEXTERONE, including ...

Assisted Breathing Eases Lung Symptoms for Heart Patients

... The study, led by physicians at the University of Edinburgh, included 1,069 people, average age 77, hospitalized with what is formally called cardiogenic pulmonary edema -- accumulation of fluid in the lungs due to a weak heartbeat. Standard treatment in such cases concentrates on improving heart ...

Statewide program helps improve quality of care for heart attack

... hospitals (35 to 29 minutes). For patients treated at or transferred to PCI hospitals, clinical outcomes including death, cardiac arrest, and cardiogenic shock did not significantly change following the intervention, although the study was not designed to directly assess these outcomes. We have ...

Cardiogenic Shock: A Heart Attack's Deadly Counterpart

... cardiogenic Shock: Deadly Counterpart to Heart Attack: ... a heart attack for a deadly condition called cardiogenic shock, which affects one in 10 heart attack ... of those. Characterized by low blood pressure, cardiogenic shock is caused by a decreased pumping ability of ...

Cardiogenic Shock is the Leading Cause of Death for Heart Attack Patients

... found that one out of ten of them will develop cardiogenic shock, which can reduce the amount of blood to be ... body’s organs stop functioning. It is said that cardiogenic shock is the leading cause of death for heart ... treatment of heart attack patients who develop cardiogenic shock could save lives and as a result, the ...

Study Offers Clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

... difficult to manage for emergency physicians and cardiologists alike," said cardiology fellow Richard Regnante, M.D. "They may be in cardiac arrest, cardiogenic shock, or severe heart failure. They may require advanced life support with airway management and medications to support blood pressure." In ...

Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

... recovery, patients were able to return to active lives. "Patients with acute VSDs may be critically ill with heart failure and perhaps be in cardiogenic shock," said Matthew W. Martinez, M.D., a cardiology fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. "This procedure offers an alternative for patients ...

Intensive Care Patients More At Risk From Kidney Failure

... risk factors for hospital death included use of vasopressors (drugs that produce a rise in blood pressure), mechanical ventilation, septic shock, cardiogenic shock, and hepatorenal syndrome (kidney failure combined with severe liver disease). The researchers had conducted a multinational, multicenter, ...
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