Acute Myocardial Infarction in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Need for Data

@inproceedings{Hertz2014AcuteMI,
  title={Acute Myocardial Infarction in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Need for Data},
  author={Julian T. Hertz and Joseph M. Reardon and Clarissa Garcia Rodrigues and Luciano Pires de Andrade and Alexander T. Limkakeng and Gerald S. Bloomfield and Catherine A. Lynch},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Trends in the prevalence of acute myocardial infarction in sub-Saharan Africa have not been well described, despite growing recognition of the increasing burden of cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this systematic review was to describe the prevalence of acute myocardial infarction in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS We searched PubMed, EMBASE, Global Health Archive, CINAHL, and Web of Science, and conducted reference and citation analyses. Inclusion… CONTINUE READING
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