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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to produce stable estimates for the incidence, attack and mortality rates and case fatality of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Tallinn AMI register covers the population aged 25-64 years and official residents of Tallinn. The register follows the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The Baltic nations (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) are profoundly affected by cardiovascular disease (CVD). Studies have indicated that patients may experience persistent dyslipidemia despite chronic statin treatment. Therefore, the aim of this study was to analyze the risk factors for dyslipidemia despite statin-treatment in a(More)
The acute myocardial infarction (AMI) register of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, started in 1990. The register follows methodology recommended by the WHO MONICA Project for the registration of coronary events. By standardizing its procedures with the FINMONICA AMI register, the Tallinn AMI register aims at producing data comparable with those of the(More)
OBJECTIVES Coronary event rates have declined in most Western countries during the past decades, but the trends in the former Eastern block have not been established. The purpose of the present study was to examine the trends in acute coronary events during 1991-2005 in Tallinn, Estonia. DESIGN The Tallinn Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Registry(More)
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