Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Open Access

Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6607


Samer Ellahham

Dr, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Review Article   
    Frailty in Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Paradigm Shift
    Author(s): Mariam Hassan, Hanan Sheikh Ibrahim and Samer Ellahham*

    An insightful review of evidence-based literature unveils a drastically increasing incidence of myocardial infarction (MI). As the global population becomes older, the frequency of adverse coronary events escalates proportionally. The modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors that contribute toward the development of MI have been enumerated, and the aftereffects which may follow are known to be even more detrimental. Nevertheless, it is imperative to acknowledge that the management of MI patients does not only surround their cardiovascular health but is governed by many other seemingly superfluous concerns – some of which fall under the umbrella of frailty. A coalesce of frailty identification and appreciation of its subsequent role in prognostication and management is revolutionary. This further proves the need for considerable collaboration between geriatricians that meticulo.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-6607.19.8.254

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