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Patients whose occluded arteries were treated with standard fibrinolytic regimen, including Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ), following acute myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation ( STEMI ) ...


Patients who are to undergo CABG ( coronary artery bypass grafting ) routinely stop low-dose Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) therapy 7 to 10 days before the intervention. A study suggests that it m ...


It is 30 years since the first randomised trial was published showing a link between Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) and myocardial infarction. Peter Elwood and colleagues at Cardiff University be ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Aceon ( Perindopril erbumine ) tablets for the treatment of patients with stable coronary artery disease to reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortalit ...


Study treatments for the ACTIVE W trial of the ACTIVE ( Atrial Fibrillation Clopidogrel Trial with Irbesartan for Prevention of Vascular Events ) program have been discontinued due to a significant di ...


Aspirin and Clopidogrel ( Plavix ) are platelet antiaggregant drugs widely used and proven to be effective in the treatment of an acute coronary syndrome ( ACS ). High-risk patients with non-ST segme ...


Traditional risk-factor scoring fails to identify approximately one-third of women likely to develop coronary heart disease ( CHD ), the leading cause of death of women in the United States. " Our ...


Myocardial infarction strikes some 865,000 Americans each year. Treating patients with scientifically proven therapies both in the hospital and at home can markedly increase the chances of survival an ...


Researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute have determined that there is still much need for better physician prescribing of, and patient adherence to, life-saving medicines, particularly con ...


Dutch researchers who assessed over 4,000 men and women over 55 to see how many myocardial infarction went undiagnosed at the time they occurred, found that the figure was more than four in 10. Th ...


Primary percutaneous coronary intervention ( PCI ) is more effective than fibrinolytic therapy for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction ( STEMI ), but time to intervention can be considera ...


Patients with myocardial infarction who stopped taking antiplatelet drugs within 30 days of receiving a drug-coated stent had nine times the risk of death compared to patients who followed doctors' or ...


Risk factors for stroke should be used to determine whether anti-clotting therapy is given to people with atrial fibrillation, according to revised Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Atria ...


The ACUITY ( Acute Catheterization and Urgent Intervention Triage strategy ) trial has assessed the potential of the injectable anti-clotting medicine Bivalirudin ( Angiomax ) in patients experiencing ...


Results from the CHARISMA ( Clopidogrel for High Atherothrombotic Risk and Ischemic Stabilization, Management and Avoidance ) trial showed an excess mortality in patients randomized to Clopidogrel ( P ...