Researchers were able to predict, with considerable accuracy, each patient's 5- and 10-year risk of heart failure.
“Some people have expressed concerns about taking the vaccine,” the AHA wrote. “However, after review by science and medical experts, the association is confident the benefits of vaccination far exceed the very small, rare risks."
The researchers, sharing their work in the American Journal of Cardiology, suggested multiple reasons why this may be the case.
Matthew W. Martinez, MD, a cardiologist out of New Jersey, has years of experience working with athletes.
The authors examined data from more than 42,000 patients who received care from 2012 to 2017.
Straightforward, easy-to-replicate changes helped transform a hospital's CR referral rates.
Researchers explained that their findings were different from previous studies because they took a wide variety of factors, including underlying health conditions, into account.