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Treatment of stroke with tirofiban seen safe, may have benefits

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treating patients with ischemic stroke up to 22 hours after onset with the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa platelet receptor antagonist tirofiban does not increase cerebral bleeding complications, and may decrease mortality, according to a report from Germany published in the September...

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Undetectable high-sensitivity troponin on presentation rules out AMI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If patients presenting with chest pain have undetectable levels of troponin when tested using a high-sensitivity assay, they almost certainly do not have acute MI, according to findings reported in the September 20 issue of the Journal of American College of Cardiology. “This...

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Tibial intraosseous vascular access most reliable in out-of-hospital resuscitation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Vascular access in patients experiencing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is more reliably and rapidly obtained via needle insertion into the marrow cavity of the tibia, rather than into the humerus or a peripheral vein, according to a trial reported in the Annals of Emergency...