Saturday Dec 7
A Heart In Order To Health Chat
Virtually 14 million Americans have a history of heart attack or angina. A heart attack, or myocardial infarction , is long-term damage to the heart muscle.
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Morphine, Blood Thinner Plavix a Bad Mix for Heart Attack Victims: Study
Morphine appears to reduce the effectiveness of the commonly used blood-thinning drug Plavix, which could hamper emergency-room efforts to treat heart attack victims, Austrian researchers report.
Clinicians Receive Some Support to Tweak Stent-Related Antiplatelet Therapy
The OPTIMIZE study randomized 3211 patients to 3 or 12 months of clopidogrel 75 mg/day.
Maintenance of perioperative antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy for vitreoretinal surgery
Background The objective of this study was to prospectively assess the risk of bleeding from vitreoretinal surgery in a continuous unbiased cohort of patients taking unsuspended antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy.
CHANCE Trial: Early Short-Term Dual Antiplatelet Treatment for Stroke ...
From the Department of Neurology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; and Department of Neurology, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany .
FDA Spanks 23andMe, Grants Breakthrough Status To Factor Xa...
It was a busy morning at the FDA. Three new FDA actions may be of considerable interest in the cardiology universe: FDA Halts 23andMe Personal Genome Test- The FDA sent a scathing letter to 23andMe ordering the company to stop selling its Personal Genome Service test.
Clopidogrel with aspirin in acute minor stroke or transient ischemic attack.
The New England journal of medicine , Vol. 369, No. 1. , pp. 11-19, doi:10.1056/nejmoa1215340 Stroke is common during the first few weeks after a transient ischemic attack or minor ischemic stroke.