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Sinus Node Dysfunction Is Associated With Higher Symptom Burden and Increased Comorbid Illness: Results From the ORBIT-AF Registry.
(Clin Cardiol, 2016-02)
BACKGROUND: Patients with sinus node dysfunction (SND) have increased risk of atrial tachyarrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AF). To date, treatment patterns and outcomes of patients with SND and AF have not been ...
Outcomes According to Cardiac Catheterization Referral and Clopidogrel Use Among Medicare Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Discharged Without In-hospital Revascularization.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2016-03-14)
BACKGROUND: While use of P2Y12 receptor inhibitor is recommended by guidelines, few studies have examined its effectiveness among older non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients who did not undergo coronary ...
How Reliable are Patient-Reported Rehospitalizations? Implications for the Design of Future Practical Clinical Studies.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2016-01-25)
BACKGROUND: Longitudinal clinical investigations often rely on patient reports to screen for postdischarge adverse outcomes events, yet few studies have examined the accuracy of such patient reports. METHODS AND RESULTS: ...
Effectiveness and Safety of Aldosterone Antagonist Therapy Use Among Older Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction After Acute Myocardial Infarction.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2016-01-21)
BACKGROUND: While aldosterone antagonists have proven benefit among post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients with low ejection fraction (EF), how this treatment is used among older MI patients in routine practice is not ...