Chronic lung disease patients who had heart attacks had up to a 25% greater risk of bleeding than patients without lung disease who had heart attacks, according to a study involving more than 150,000 patients in the U.S. Researchers also found that CLD patients with a non-elevated ST had a 20% higher risk of dying during hospitalization. The study appeared in the American Heart Journal.
Chronic lung disease may raise bleeding risk in heart attack patients
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