• The decision on whether to close the PFO found after myocardial infarction and specifically right ventricular infarction is debated, with no solid guidelines addressing this subject. (medworm.com)
  • The dilemma of refractory hypoxemia after inferior wall myocardial infarction. (medworm.com)
  • Despite a strong association between elevated blood glucose levels and increased rates of mortality among patients hospitalised with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), the benefit of acutely lowering levels of blood glucose remains controversial. (bmj.com)
  • The percentage of patients 18 years of age and older during the measurement year who were hospitalized and discharged from July 1 of the year prior to the measurement year to June 30 of the measurement year with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and who were prescribed persistent beta-blocker treatment for six months after discharge. (acponline.org)
  • 5 7 8 In most of these studies, patients presenting to hospital with an acute myocardial infarction during off-hours (evenings and weekends) wait longer for interventional treatments than those presenting during regular office hours and have a higher mortality. (bmj.com)
  • Recurrent infarction ( infarction in a different artery ) within 48 hours may occur in up to 40% of patients and can be difficult to diagnose. (factbites.com)
  • Gaudron P, Kugler I, Hu K, Bauer W, Eilles C, Ertl G. Time course of cardiac structural, functional and electrical changes in asymptomatic patients after myocardial infarction: their inter-relation and prognostic impact. (springer.com)
  • Because the upper age limit of the persons in ARIC is 74 years, these data do not include a growing number of patients experiencing myocardial infarction. (ahajournals.org)
  • In the very nice and well-done study, Baylin et al 1 found that transient exposure to coffee may trigger myocardial infarction (MI), especially in patients with occasional intake of coffee (≤1 cup/d). (lww.com)
  • Long-term recording of cardiac arrhythmias with an implantable cardiac monitor in patients with reduced ejection fraction after acute myocardial infarction: the cardiac arrhythmias and risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction (CARISMA) study. (springer.com)
  • Wearable cardioverter-defibrillator use in patients perceived to be at high risk early post-myocardial infarction. (springer.com)
  • Mortality benefits from implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy are not restricted to patients with remote myocardial infarction: an analysis from the Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT). (springer.com)
  • In this study, we used samples of white blood cells collected from 225 patients with myocardial infarction and 239 control persons with no health complaints. (hindawi.com)
  • Although prior studies have raised concern about the cardiovascular safety of these medications, detailed information on the risk of these medications in patients after myocardial infarction (MI) is lacking. (bmj.com)
  • In a linked paper (doi:10.1136/bmj.f7393), Sorita and colleagues report the first systematic review of the effect of off-hour presentation on outcomes after acute myocardial infarction. (bmj.com)
  • Cardiac troponin I in the diagnosis of myocardial injury and infarction . (factbites.com)
  • The focus of further researches for the determination of the causes of myocardial infarction development should be transferred to the interaction of environmental, ecological, and molecular-genetic risk factors, as well as to the search of new methods and approaches to early diagnosis of individual predisposition. (hindawi.com)
  • The traditional diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) used the World Health Organization definition and required the concentration of a cardiac biomarker to be above twice the upper limit of normal. (bmj.com)
  • Normalisation of blood glucose levels following myocardial infarction predicts favourable in hospital outcome. (bmj.com)
  • The extracellular matrix as a modulator of the inflammatory and reparative response following myocardial infarction. (springer.com)
  • Transient exposure to coffee as a trigger of a first nonfatal myocardial infarction. (lww.com)
  • These mutations can potentially be useful for creating molecular/cellular models for studying the mechanisms of myocardial infarction and designing novel therapies. (hindawi.com)
  • Infrequently, these symptoms may be absent, and the occurrence of infarction can then be detected only by laboratory tests. (britannica.com)
  • In these cases myocardial infarction is deadly, with low survival rates. (britannica.com)
  • GDF-15 is an inhibitor of leukocyte integrin activation required for survival after myocardial infarction in mice. (springer.com)
  • Thus, the decline in mortality can be envisioned as reflecting an improvement in survival, which may be mediated by a declining severity of myocardial infarction. (ahajournals.org)
  • Defibrillator implantation early after myocardial infarction. (springer.com)