Thursday, February 28, 2008

Medwire -

Meta-analysis shows PCI beats medical therapy for late reperfusion
28 February 2008
Patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention more than 12 hours after suffering an acute myocardial infarction have improved cardiac function and survival compared with those who receive medical management, a meta-analysis indicates.

Chest pain causes sustained psychological distress
28 February 2008
Chest pain causes significant anxiety and depression even after people have been told that is not due to cardiovascular disease, say UK researchers.

Eye disease more than doubles MI risk
28 February 2008
The progressive eye disease age-related macular degeneration doubles the risk for death due to cardiovascular disease, reveals a study from Australia.

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