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...


Genotype-guided antiplatelet treatment benefit patients with acute coronary syndrome

Genotype-guided antiplatelet treatment benefit patients with acute coronary syndrome

2019.06.24

Personalized medicine with antiplatelet treatment could decrease the risks of high on-treatment platelet reactivity (HTPR), all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction (MI) and stent thrombosis (ST)...


Mean platelet volume is associated with risk for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chest pain discharged from hospitals

Mean platelet volume is associated with risk for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chest pain discharged from hospitals

2019.06.17

A high mean platelet volume (MPV) is associated with risk for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chest pain when discharged following acute coronary syndrome (ACS) rule-out.The study followed...


Early invasive strategy associated with lower incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events

Early invasive strategy associated with lower incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events

2019.06.10

A meta-analysis has shown that among patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS), an early invasive strategy was associated with lower incidence of major adverse cardiovascular...


Premature ticagrelor discontinuation associated with adverse effects in secondary prevention of atherosclerotic CVD

Premature ticagrelor discontinuation associated with adverse effects in secondary prevention of atherosclerotic CVD

2019.06.03

Adverse effects such as bleeding and dyspnea are associated with premature ticagrelor discontinuation in patients with acute coronary syndrome and after percutaneous coronary intervention. In a...


Updated ACS recommendations for Asian patients using extended dual antiplatelet therapy

Updated ACS recommendations for Asian patients using extended dual antiplatelet therapy

2019.05.27

A group of Hong Kong cardiologists has developed specific expert recommendations for Asian patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) using extended dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT). The consensus...