Ophthalmic procedures aren't a risk of acute myocardial infarction

Published On 2022-03-26 11:45 GMT   |   Update On 2022-03-26 11:45 GMT

Population-based nationwide study published in Annals of Internal Medicine was conducted in Norway and Sweden reported that the ambulatory ophthalmologic procedures do not pose any threat during or after procedures most common being acute myocardial infarction.Out of 806 patients with acute myocardial infarction included in this study, there was a lower likelihood of acute myocardial infarction in the week after an ophthalmologic procedure.

Advertisement

Furthermore, there was no evidence of increased risk for acute myocardial infarction when analyses were stratified by surgery subtype, anesthesia (local or general), duration, in vasiveness (low, intermediate, or high), patient's age (<65 years or ≥65 years), or comorbidity (none vs. any). Researchers concluded that ophthalmologic procedures done in an outpatient setting did not seem to be associated with an increased risk for acute myocardial infarction. 

Full View
Tags:    
Advertisement

Disclaimer: This site is primarily intended for healthcare professionals. Any content/information on this website does not replace the advice of medical and/or health professionals and should not be construed as medical/diagnostic advice/endorsement or prescription. Use of this site is subject to our terms of use, privacy policy, advertisement policy. © 2020 Minerva Medical Treatment Pvt Ltd

Our comments section is governed by our Comments Policy . By posting comments at Medical Dialogues you automatically agree with our Comments Policy , Terms And Conditions and Privacy Policy .

Similar News