In 2005, an estimated 1,271,000 inpatient angioplasty procedures, 469,000 inpatient bypass procedures, 1,322,000 inpatient diagnostic cardiac catheterizations, 91,000 inpatient implantable defibrillators, and 180,000
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Glycoprotein inhibitors have been shown to reduce the risk of death, a second heart attack, or the need for revascularization by 48% to 52% in patients who have suffered a… [ Get More Details ]
Statin treatment soon after an acute heart attack reduces the risk of fatal heart disease or a recurrent heart attack by 24%.
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