News tagged with abnormal heart rhythms

New strategies for reperfusion therapy

PCI is the preferred strategy in acute myocardial infarction when performed by an experienced team as soon as possible after first medical contact.Time is essential: for P-PCI there is an 8 percent excess annual mortality ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Medical research
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Study shows experimental drug cuts stroke risk

(AP) -- An experimental drug reduces the stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeats by more than three times, compared with the popular drug warfarin - but possibly at a cost, according to new research released Sunday.

dateAug 30, 2009 in Medications
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