A community-wide perspective of gender differences and temporal trends in the use of diagnostic and revascularization procedures for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Chiriboga1993ACP,
  title={A community-wide perspective of gender differences and temporal trends in the use of diagnostic and revascularization procedures for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={David E. Chiriboga and Jorge Yarzebski and Robert J Goldberg and Zheng Chen and Jerry H. Gurwitz and Joel M. Gore and Joseph Stephen Alpert and James E. Dalen},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={268-73}
}
This study compares the overall use, as well as temporal trends, of various diagnostic and revascularization procedures for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in men and women. The study sample comprised a total of 2,924 men and 1,838 women with validated AMI admitted to any of the 16 teaching and community hospitals in the Worcester, Massachusetts, metropolitan area during 1975, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1986 and 1988. During the period under study there was a significant increase in use of each of the… CONTINUE READING