Tag: mortality

Beta blockers may not improve survival after heart attack

A new study has found that beta blockers are not needed after a heart attack if survivors are taking ACE inhibitors and statins. The...

Heart failure patient and clinician risk perceptions differ drastically

Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced heart failure as at high risk for transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or death while...

Obamacare health insurance expansion linked to fewer cardiac arrests

A sudden catastrophic loss of heart function, or cardiac arrest, occurred significantly less among adults who acquired health insurance via the Affordable Care Act...

Heart failure mortality is inversely related to wealth of country

Death in patients with heart failure is inversely related to the wealth of the country they live in, according to late breaking results from...

ACC 2017: More hospitalisations and deaths for US heart failure patients...

Patients with heart failure in the USA are more likely to be hospitalised and more likely to die during the colder winter months, according...

Biotronik Home Monitoring associated with 38% reduced all-cause mortality at one...

During a scientific talk at the 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, Gerhard Hindricks, Leipzig Heart Center, Germany, presented results of a meta-study;...