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Risk of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in patients with asthma exacerbation: A population-based, self-controlled case series study.

This study found that the risk of an acute cardiovascular event was found to increase by about 5-fold after an asthma exacerbation in those over 40y old. Important to note and watch for. - TH



Risk of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in patients with asthma exacerbation: A population-based, self-controlled case series study.:

Related ArticlesRisk of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in patients with asthma exacerbation: A population-based, self-controlled case series study.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Jul 16;:

Authors: Raita Y, Camargo CA, Faridi MK, Brown DFM, Shimada YJ, Hasegawa K

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patients with asthma have a high incidence of acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.

OBJECTIVE: We aim to investigate the acute effect of asthma exacerbation on these cardiovascular events.

METHODS: Using population-based inpatient data of three geographically-diverse U.S. states (Florida, Nebraska, and New York) dur…

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