Acute Coronary Syndromes

Researchers stressed that clinicians have an opportunity to improve their machine learning models by providing data on specific social and environmental factors. 

Declining elective PCI rates, a shift toward the outpatient setting and changes in the initial management of stable ischemic heart disease all appear to be responsible for the drop.

Physicians and patients may want to consider selecting ARBs instead of ACE inhibitors as an initial treatment for hypertension, based on a new analysis in Hypertension.

According to this new analysis, the risk of pregnancy-related complications increases incrementally with the number of cardiovascular risk factors present before the pregnancy. 

Unhealthy lifestyle decisions and a fear of catching COVID-19 are putting people at an increased risk of heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.

The authors tracked data from more than 400 SCAD patients, sharing their findings in Heart.

Unhappy with existing methods for delivering stem cells to the heart, a team of researchers has developed an exosome solution that can be sprayed through a tiny incision.

Patients presenting with an acute myocardial infarction during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic faced delays in care and a higher risk of developing heart failure.

The analysis, published in European Heart Journal Open, also included a look at how COVID-19 may affect these numbers going forward. 

The study's authors examined data from more than 21,000 participants. 

Aortic stenosis is only seen in 1% of younger STEMI patients, but it becomes more and more common as patients get older. 

The 53-year-old said he had no idea they were bad for him until after his heart attack. He has now stopped drinking energy drinks altogether. 

   
   
   
   
   
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