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-...


Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction scoring system extended to help assess secondary cardiovascular events in stable patients or longer‐term outcomes

Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction scoring system extended to help assess secondary cardiovascular events in stable patients or longer‐term outcomes

2019.07.29

Researchers have demonstrated a risk model in clinical practice to help evaluate secondary cardiovascular events in stable patients or longer‐term outcomes.From the Thrombolysis in Myocardial...


Marital status of patients with acute coronary syndrome associated with better outcomes

Marital status of patients with acute coronary syndrome associated with better outcomes

2019.07.22

In a study of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), married men are associated with improved mortality outcomes, compared with unmarried women.Although marriage as a form of social support has...


Tissue characteristics of culprit lesion and myocardial tissue-level perfusion may predict post-percutaneous coronary intervention

Tissue characteristics of culprit lesion and myocardial tissue-level perfusion may predict post-percutaneous coronary intervention

2019.07.15

Plaque composition may predict post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) impaired myocardial tissue-level perfusion in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS)....


Alirocumab can reduce risk of death after acute coronary syndrome

Alirocumab can reduce risk of death after acute coronary syndrome

2019.07.08

Alirocumab, when added to intensive statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), has the potential to reduce death.This is according to a study of nearly 19,000 patients who had ACS...


Serum biomarker has prognostic role for patients with non-ST-elevated acute coronary syndrome

Serum biomarker has prognostic role for patients with non-ST-elevated acute coronary syndrome

2019.07.01

A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School has demonstrated a blood biomarker that predicts risk of cardiovascular death in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), particularly those...