Posts Tagged ‘circardian patterns’

February 22nd, 2011

Study Links Stent Thrombosis to Circadian Variation

Circadian patterns have long been known to influence the cardiovascular system, resulting in early morning peaks in blood pressure, heart rate, and certain hormone levels, as well as an increased risk for MI and sudden cardiac death. Now, in a study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, Karim Mahmoud and colleagues have found that coronary stent […]