Tag: Heart attack patients

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Opening blocked arteries may be lifesaver for older heart attack patients

April 23, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Among heart attack patients 75 years and older, the oldest of those patients were less likely than younger patients to receive a procedure to open blocked arteries. But, older patients were more likely to survive heart attacks if they had […]


Treatment at low-scoring hospitals may increase risk for repeat heart attack and death

March 27, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Heart attack patients treated at hospitals with low care scores are at greater risk for another heart attack and/or death due to cardiovascular causes, Rutgers researchers found. Their study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology, compared care scores in […]