I don’t feel comfortable taking those kinds of medicines, said Countouriotis, 60, of Petaluma, Calif. I don’t like mood-altering medications. He said he does not have PTSD, but that some co-workers who do have been given the medications also. Doctors are as well quick to prescribe them, Countouriotis said, adding, It’s too many, too soon. Army data supplied to The Associated Press last year demonstrated that referrals for opiate misuse among soldiers rose during the 10 years that ended in ’09 2009, between October 2009 and June 2010 and totaled more than 670. Some vets in the new study got the drugs from overburdened primary care physicians outside the VA health system.The median between-group difference in the noticeable change in the LVESVI from baseline was only 2.1 to 9.3), which ruled out any relevant difference clinically. The mean still left ventricular ejection fraction at 12 months was 41.8 percent in the repair group and 37.5 percent in the substitute group. The proportion of surviving patients with a recurrence of moderate or severe mitral regurgitation at 12 a few months was significantly higher in the repair group than in the replacement group . In the restoration group, the 12-month LVESVI was 64.9 ml per square meter in patients with recurrent mitral regurgitation versus 47.0 ml per square meter in those without recurrent mitral regurgitation .