• Algorithm IDs Patients at Risk of Post-MI Events

    8 monthes ago - By MedPage Today

    Model held up in separate training, test, and validation samples
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  • Age at type 1 diabetes diagnosis associated with CV, mortality risk

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    Adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 10 years have a 30 times increased risk for coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction in their early adult years, with that risk more than doubling for women vs. men with the disease, according to findings published in The Lancet.
    “The younger one develops type 1 diabetes, the higher the risks for heart disease and the greater the average loss of life, up to 16 years on average when type 2 diabetes develops under age 10 years,” Naveed Sattar, MD, professor of metabolic medicine at the BHF Glasgow
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  • Coronary flow reserve helps predict adverse outcomes in deferred revascularization

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    Among patients who underwent fractional flow reserve and in whom revascularization was deferred, patients with low coronary flow reserve were more likely to experience adverse events during 5-year follow-up than those with preserved coronary flow, according to new data.
    The study included consecutive patients who underwent clinically indicated coronary angiography and FFR and coronary flow reserve measurements for at least one coronary artery at five university hospitals in the Republic of Korea.
    Differences in outcomes
    Of the 519 patients who did not undergo revascularization,
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  • Risk Model Helps Predict CV Events 1 Year After Acute MI

    8 monthes ago - By Medscape

    A new risk factor model may help gauge the long-term risk for major CV events after discharge for acute myocardial infarction and aid in targeted decision-making.
    Medscape Medical News
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