Underlying rheumatic autoimmune disease was associated with reduced use of coronary interventions for MI and a 15% increase in all-cause mortality in the two years after infarction, a large analysis finds.
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery and subsequently suffered a heart attack had lower rates of mortality and severe complications than patients with obesity and heart attack but no history of bariatric surgery, Cleveland Clinic research shows.
An ambitious new study offers clues to why acute coronary syndrome presentation and treatment response often differ between the sexes.
Four in 10 readmissions after myocardial infarction in a new study occurred within the first 15 days, and most stemmed from cardiovascular causes. The authors explore implications for practice.
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From heart benefits of diabetes drugs to leadless pacing to expanding populations for TAVR, 2016 was a dynamic year in cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic experts reflect on a dozen key developments.
Heart attack in a young woman can be caused by sudden coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a condition associated with several underlying pathologies.
A recent study found that extreme anger can be a trigger for myocardial infarction (MI). The study encourages physicians to look for ways to help patients who are at risk of having an MI if they become very angry.