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FDA Approves Boston Scientific's TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

... Liberte Stent significantly reduced myocardial infarction when compared to the TAXUS((R)) Express((R)) ... reduction in the rate of nine-month myocardial infarction for the TAXUS Liberte Long Stent as compared to ... composite measure of cardiac death or myocardial infarction showed a significant 63 percent reduction for the ...

Roche to Commence Phase III Trials with Innovative Treatment Designed to Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Patients with Recent Heart Attack

... one in ten patients with an acute myocardial infarction died within a year.(6) "Roche is confident ... of cardiovascular mortality, non-fatal myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes. The ... cardiovascular mortality, non-fatal myocardial infarction and stroke in type 2 diabetes patients with a ...

Fatigue common after myocardial infarction

... Half of all patients who undergo myocardial infarction are experiencing onerous fatigue four months ... who are most fatigued are those who perceive the infarction as a sign of chronic illness, those who ... one week after they had experienced an infarction and again four months later. Many of the patients ...

Video: FDA approves Exforge HCT(R) - the Only High Blood Pressure Treatment to Combine Three Medications in a Single Pill

... patients with heart failure or recent myocardial infarction and in patients undergoing surgery or dialysis. ... or severity of angina or acute myocardial infarction have developed in patients treated with calcium ... of patients with heart failure or post-myocardial infarction should always include assessment of renal ...

New genomic markers associated with risk of heart disease and early heart attack

... largest ever study of its kind, the Myocardial infarction Genetics Consortium identified nine precise genes associated with an increased risk of infarction (MI), three of them newly discovered; the ... the expression (phenotype) of heart disease and infarction may be consistent, the pathways of risk may be ...

Researchers identify novel genetic markers linked to increased risk of heart attack

... study, published in the name of the Myocardial infarction Genetics Consortium (MIGen), was able to identify ... will aid in assessing the risk for myocardial infarction in order to develop preventive and early ... More than 750,000 people die of myocardial infarction in Europe every year. MI and the underlying ...

Clock-shifts affect risk of heart attack

... Sunday in March increases the risk of myocardial infarction in the following week. In return, putting the ... have examined how the incidence of myocardial infarction in Sweden has changed with the summer and winter ... a conceivable explanation for why myocardial infarction is most common on Mondays, as demonstrated by ...

The future of interventional cardiology presented at TCT 2008

... Protection in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ... Administration in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ... and Abciximab in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ...

TCT update: press conference schedule announced for TCT

... Protection in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ... Administration in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ... and Abciximab in Patients with Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary ...

Study shows emergency physicians have good first instincts in diagnosing heart attacks

... were divided into three groups: no myocardial infarction (No MI), non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), or evolving myocardial infarction (EMI). The groups were determined by a blood ...

Myocardial infarction: Mortality for women not higher than for men

... The risk of dying in Germany of a myocardial infarction is not higher for women than for men. In the ... had received hospital treatment for a myocardial infarction between 2004 and 2005. Within this period, 57,000 ... men insured by AOK suffered from a myocardial infarction somewhere in Germany. After allowing for the age ...

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia physician-scientists present at ACC's 57th Annual Scientific Session

... of Bivalirudin in Patients With Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Angioplasty: The HORIZONS AMI ... of Bivalirudin in Patients With Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Angioplasty: The HORIZONS AMI ... of Bivalirudin in Patients With Acute Myocardial infarction Undergoing Primary Angioplasty: The HORIZONS AMI ...

Genes that protect against atherosclerosis identified

... accumulation of the plaque that causes myocardial infarction and stroke can be prevented if levels of the bad ... to prevent them rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke, says Associate Professor Johan ... Atherosclerosis is the main cause of myocardial infarction and stroke, which cause almost half of all deaths ...

Magnesium May Lower Risk for Some Strokes in Male Smokers

... foods such as whole grains cuts risk of cerebral infarction TUESDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... per day) had a 15 percent lower risk for cerebral infarction than those who consumed the least amount of ... association between magnesium intake and cerebral infarction is biologically plausible," the study authors ...

Another Blood Fat Fuels Heart Attack Risk

... lipoprotein(a) have a two- to threefold increased risk of myocardial infarction [heart attack], similar to that for the highest LDL cholesterol levels," ... as long as 16 years. "We observed an increase in risk of myocardial infarction with increased levels of lipoprotein(a)," the researchers wrote. The risk ...

U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Health Care Disparities Between Minorities and Non-Minorities, and Business Meeting

... Government, author, Hospital-Level Racial Disparities in Acute Myocardial infarction Treatment and Outcomes , Mortality After Acute Myocardial infarction in Hospitals That Disproportionately Treat Black Patients , and Do ...

Videoconferencing can increase patient access to stroke specialists

... focal brain, spinal cord or retinal ischemia, without acute infarction." infarction is tissue death, the main distinction between TIA and stroke. infarction can be determined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). "Research around ...

Biosite Incorporated Issues Voluntary, Nationwide Recall for Cardiac Marker Test

... used by healthcare professionals as an aid in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (heart attack). The product has been recalled due to reports of low ... Triage Cardiac Panel should not be used as absolute evidence of myocardial infarction and should be evaluated in the context of all the clinical and laboratory ...

Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

... is a known risk factor for arterial conditions such as myocardial infarction [heart attack] and stroke," noted Bakhtawar K. Mahmoodi, a medical student ... is an arterial problem against a venous problem? If you have a myocardial infarction or a stroke, it is more serious than a venous thrombosis on a leg. But ...

Drugs Before Stents for Stable Heart Disease, Study Says

... clinical outcomes in patients with ST segment elevation, acute myocardial infarction and, in select groups of patients, with unstable angina and non-ST segment ... stents do not improve the clinical outcomes of death or myocardial infarction compared to medical therapy," he said. Most people with stable coronary ...

Explaining trends in heart attack

... from the Framingham Heart Study, which compared acute myocardial infarction (AMI) incidence in 9824 men and women over four decades, has proposed an ... by ECG decreased by 50%, whereas rates of AMI diagnosed exclusively by infarction biomarkers doubled. This "evolving" diagnosis of AMI, say the ...

TV News Coverage Reports on InnerCool's CoolBlue System Treatment of Cardiac Shock Patient Following Childbirth at Rush Hospital, Chicago

... and as an adjunctive treatment for fever control in patients with cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Potential additional applications of the ... for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and trauma. About Cardium Cardium Therapeutics, ...

Emergency Treatment Strategies, Better Communication Among Health Care Workers Reduce Heart Attack Patient Deaths by 19 Percent, Says AHJ Published Study

... patients with unstable angina, non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), or ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The study group included 1,709 ACSETS patients and 1,240 ...

Cardium's InnerCool Reports on Expanding Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia

... and as an adjunctive treatment for fever control in patients with cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Potential additional applications of the ... for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and trauma. CoolBlue(TM) Surface Temperature ...

Proton pump inhibitors increase risk of heart attacks for patients on common cardiac drug

... attack, we estimate that 5% to 15% of early readmissions for myocardial infarction among patients taking clopidogrel could be the result of this drug ... could result in thousands of additional cases of recurrent myocardial infarction each year, all of which could be avoided simply by selectively prescribing ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Launch of New Enhanced Website

... and as an adjunctive treatment for fever control in patients with cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Potential additional applications of the ... for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and trauma. CoolBlue(TM) Surface Temperature ...

January/February 2009 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... (SSRIs) and psychotherapy. Detection and Management of Postmyocardial infarction Depression Guideline PostMyocardial infarction Depression Clinical Practice Guideline Panel Lee A. Green, M.D., M.P.H., ...

Abbott Begins U.S. Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Designed for Small Vessels

... outcomes for patients, defined as cardiac death, heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI), or ischemia-driven target lesion revascularization (TLR driven by ... and efficacy outcomes defined as cardiac death, heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) or target vessel revascularization (TVR). -- An observed 90 ...

Cardium Reports on New York City's Adoption of Therapeutic Cooling Protocols for Cardiac Arrest Patients

... and as an adjunctive treatment for fever control in patients with cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Potential additional applications of the ... for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and trauma. InnerCool's CoolBlue(TM) surface ...

Study Finds Timing Is Everything For Some Heart Attack Patients

... most people think of heart attack they think of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), an emergency situation in which the patient has a complete ... within minutes or hours of symptom onset. "Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (non-STEMI) patients have less than a complete blockage and their chest ...

Presentations at AHA expand on clinical utility of deCODE's DNA-based tests

... their time of presentation, as noted per AHA guidelines. Myocardial infarction and 9p21 risk variants: Several presentations focus on the 9p21 genetic risk markers for myocardial infarction (MI) that deCODE first reported in 2007 and which form the basis of the ...

Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

... complications resulting from unstable angina and non- Q-wave myocardial infarction (heart attack), when used with aspirin. In addition, FRAGMIN(R) is the ... in patients treated for unstable angina or non-Q wave myocardial infarction (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION in full prescribing information). ...

Aurora Health Care Top Quality System in Nation in Medicare, Premier Healthcare Alliance Pay-For-Performance Project

... process and outcome measures in five clinical areas -- acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), pneumonia, and ... Improvements in quality of care saved an estimated 2,500 acute myocardial infarction (AMI/heart attack) patients across the first three years of the project, ...

Abbott Submits Application for Approval of XIENCE(TM) V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System in Japan

... efficacy outcomes defined as cardiac death, heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) or target vessel revascularization (TVR). * An observed ... for patients, defined as cardiac death, heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI), or ischemia-driven target lesion revascularization (TLR ...

Merck Wins Appeal of First VIOXX(R) Case to go to Trial

... that Ernst suffered a thrombotic cardiovascular event, i.e., a myocardial infarction triggered by a blood clot. Accordingly, appellee failed to show that ... has entered into an agreement to resolve state and federal myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke claims filed or tolled by Nov. 9, 2007. The settlement ...

Many patients with heart disease have poor knowledge of heart attack symptoms

... authors write. If patients do not know the symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) and other acute coronary syndromesincluding nausea and pain ... during medical office visits to review symptoms of acute myocardial infarction and to learn the appropriate actions to take in the face of new symptoms ...

Cardium's InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces Australian Distribution Agreement for CoolBlue and Rapid Blue Systems

... and as an adjunctive treatment for fever control in patients with cerebral infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage. Potential additional applications of ... cooling for cardiac arrest, acute ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction (heart attack). InnerCool's next-generation RapidBlue(TM) system for ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces 2007 Earnings Ahead of Guidance Sharp Rise in Proposed Dividend

... was associated with a lower incidence rate of subsequent myocardial infarction (MI), as compared with NPH insulin. Taxotere(R) recorded further strong ... lower incidence rate of myocardial infarction as compared with NPH Insulin November 7, 2007 Announcement of the ...

An international first at the CHUM - Promising treatment in regeneration of the myocardium through the use of stem cells

... someone suffering from heart disease? - Did you know that myocardial infarction (heart attack), the most frequent cause of heart failure, affects over ... this procedure applies to patients who have suffered a first extensive infarction and are at risk for complications such as heart failure. The target ...

GlaxoSmithKline Obtains Exclusive U.S. OTC Marketing Rights to MEVACOR(R) (lovastatin) from Merck & Co., Inc.

... the risk of unstable angina by 32% (1.8 vs. 2.6%; p=0.023), of myocardial infarction by 40% (1.7 vs. 2.9%; p=0.002), and of undergoing coronary ... HDL-C, MEVACOR is indicated to reduce the risk of: -- Myocardial infarction -- Unstable angina -- Coronary revascularization procedures (See ...
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