Search Tag: myocardial infarction

Cardiology Management

Endogenous testosterone and thromboembolism, heart failure, myocardial infarction

2019 15 Mar

Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) prescriptions have shown a decline in the U.S. but still remain well above levels needed to treat pathological hypogonadism. Over the years, the use of anabolic steroids has expanded from athletes to the general population.  With respect to current clinical data, it is unclear whether testosterone has... Read more

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Heart attack patients with cancer history receive suboptimal treatment

2017 27 Sep

New research finds that heart attack patients with a history of cancer received suboptimal treatment for myocardial infarction and were more likely to die in hospital, compared to those without cancer. The study, published in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, included 35,249 patients enrolled in the acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland... Read more

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Stem Cell Delivery Can Improve Cardiac Function After Infarction

2016 24 Oct

A study published by Hansen and colleagues in the journal BioResearch Open Access , demonstrated that delivering human mesenchymal stem cell (hMSC)-seeded biological sutures to the infarcted myocardium is a promising method with a significant treatment potential for myocardial infarction (MI).   Previous research suggests that stem cell-based... Read more