(1) Myoblast Autologous Grafting in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. A trial that assessed the effect of grafting self cardiac myoblasts in patients with known ischaemic disease and depressed left ventricular function
Conclusion No echocardiographic improvement
(2a) Magnesium in Coronaries. A trial comparing short-term mortality in patients with acute MI who received either magnesium sulphate or placebo
Conclusion 15.3% mortality in magnesium group and 15.2% mortality in placebo group (p = 0.96)
(2b) Magnesium in Cardiac arrest. A trial that assessed the impact of prior stroke on patients who present with STEMI
Conclusion Prior stroke places patients at a very high risk for short-term morbidity and mortality from STEMI. Aggressive treatment of these patients appears warranted
MAGIC Cardiology A clinical trial–Magnesium in Coronaries
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