Heart Diseases : Health & Medical
What are the vitamin K antagonist anticoagulation prescribing patterns for physicians who care for stroke survivors with atrial fibrillation?
Do patients with low to intermediate likelihood of acute coronary syndromes get a more accurate diagnosis in the ED when biomarkers are combined?
If you're like most women, you probably don't think much about heart attacks and strokes. But these heart diseases are the number 1 & 3 killers in women. Almost 1/2 million women will die of these complications each year.
Congestive heart failure is not a condition in which the heart suddenly and completely fails. It is a condition in which the heart fails to operate correctly. Often associated with heart disease, in congestive heart failure the heart no longer pumps blood efficiently. Congestive heart failure someti
Mechanical dyssynchrony is present in HF patients with a QRS duration of < 120 ms, and bi-ventricular pacing may improve their symptoms. Should implant criteria be modified?
PPI's may inhibit more than just proton pumping. Find out the latest on how they compete with clopidogrel.
Get a concise summary of the most important CTO-PCI related literature published in 2013.
Abnormal heart rhythms sometimes require the use of an ICD or implantable cardioverter defibrillator. WebMD explains how the device works.
Risk stratification methods and thromboprophylaxis for patients in atrial fibrillation are discussed in this review.
Do statin medications like Lipitor prevent heart attacks in women? If you are a woman can you benefit from taking a medication to lower your cholesterol? The answer for women without a prior history of heart disease is...probably not.
Acute myocardial infarction prognostic tools are compared for relative utility in this study.
In the world today, millions of people are walking around with high cholesterol and not even realising it. In the United States alone the figure is over 100 million people that have elevated cholesterol. To take control of your Cholesterol level, you first have to understand what Cholesterol is and
Find out more about recommendations for which patients are likely to benefit from which anticoagulation treatments.
Even though it is not proven if inflammation causes heart disease, this condition is very common for heart disease as well as stroke patients. It is thought to be a sign of heart disease, so it is important to know what it is as well as what it can do to your heart. Inflammation is caused by factors