Angina

Lack of Post-MI Discharge Advice Hinders Sexual Activity

Less than half of patients who suffer an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) receive instruction regarding resuming sexual activity on hospital discharge, with those who do not receive instruction more likely to report loss of sexual activity.

Good Long-Term Outcomes for Drug-Eluting Stents

Good Long-Term Outcomes for Drug-Eluting Stents

Meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) suggests that drug-eluting stents (DESs) significantly reduce repeat revascularizations, with no increase in stent thrombosis (ST), mortality, or recurrent myocardial infarction, but data from observational studies indicate an increased risk of ST with DES use.