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Heart Attack

A pounding heart may be dangerous for some kidney patients

Among older adults with a recent heart attack (myocardial infarction), those with lower levels of kidney function are less likely to take their medications as prescribed, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

“Several types of medications have proven benefit for… A pounding heart may be dangerous for some kidney patients   



Aspirin before heart surgery reduces the risk of post-operative acute kidney failure

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure, according to research presented at the European Anaesthesiology Congress in Paris today (Sunday).

Professor Jianzhong Sun (MD, PhD), professor and attending anaesthesiologist at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, USA), told the meeting… Aspirin before heart surgery reduces the risk of post-operative acute kidney failure   



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