Current health education does not help build confidence in Chinese patients to manage their own comorbidities

Current health education does not help build confidence in Chinese patients to manage their own comorbidities

2019.10.07

Chinese patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who received health education did not report enhanced confidence in managing either of their conditions on...


Value of ST-segment change in lead aVR may help in diagnosing left main disease in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome

Value of ST-segment change in lead aVR may help in diagnosing left main disease in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome

2019.09.30

A systematic review has confirmed the evidence that the ST-segment elevation (STE) in lead augmented vector right (aVR) is significant in the prediction of severe left main lesion or serious...


Osteopontin and NT-proBNP are biomarkers associated with circulating miRNA levels in acute coronary syndrome

Osteopontin and NT-proBNP are biomarkers associated with circulating miRNA levels in acute coronary syndrome

2019.09.23

Researchers are getting tantalizingly close to identifying associations of known cardiac-related and novel dense microRNAs (miRNAs) with two prognostic biomarkers, and elucidating potential genomic...


Patients with acute coronary syndrome and atrial fibrillation

Patients with acute coronary syndrome and atrial fibrillation

2019.09.16

A study has found nearly one in 10 patients who were hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) also had atrial fibrillation (AF)....


Coronary revascularization rates associated with higher survival in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

Coronary revascularization rates associated with higher survival in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

2019.09.09

In-hospital coronary revascularization rates (CRRs) may be a marker of higher system quality across hospital, country and regional levels in survivors of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary...


New regional guidelines needed to support optimal reintegration of patients with acute coronary syndrome

New regional guidelines needed to support optimal reintegration of patients with acute coronary syndrome

2019.09.02

After completion of post-infarction rehabilitation, reintegration of patients is a crucial step towards complete convalescence but reintegration strategies, and hence optimization rates, vary from...


Combinations of bleeding and ischaemic risk associated with clinical outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Combinations of bleeding and ischaemic risk associated with clinical outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome

2019.08.26

One in three patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is at high ischaemic and high bleeding risk, and these patients are more likely to experience poor clinical outcomes. They are also...


Admission hyperglycaemia associated with mortality in acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes

Admission hyperglycaemia associated with mortality in acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes

2019.08.19

After acute myocardial infarction, admission hypoglycaemia is an important predictor for mortality in patients with and without diabetes This finding adds to previous studies that found diabetes can...


Treatment goals of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol need to be adjusted in Chinese acute coronary syndrome patients

Treatment goals of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol need to be adjusted in Chinese acute coronary syndrome patients

2019.08.12

Chinese patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) require different treatment goals for non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) compared with ACS patients from the West. This is...


Admission heart rate associated with coronary artery disease severity and complexity in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Admission heart rate associated with coronary artery disease severity and complexity in patients with acute coronary syndrome

2019.08.05

In patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), elevated admission heart rate (HR) is highly predictive of coronary artery disease (CAD) severity and complexity. This is according to a cross-...