Acute myocardial infarction: sex-related differences in prognosis.

  title={Acute myocardial infarction: sex-related differences in prognosis.},
  author={Maria Elena Puletti and L Sunseri and Mario Curione and S M Erba and C A Borgia},
  journal={American heart journal},
  volume={108 1},
In 641 patients (535 men and 106 women) with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a mortality of 16.63% was recorded among the former and one of 42.45% among the latter. No significant difference was observed in the age groups up to 40 years, in the group from 41 to 55 years, and in those over 71; the difference between percentages (17.09 vs 38.23) was instead statistically significant (p less than 0.01) in patients in the age group from 56 to 70 years. This difference was significant (p less… CONTINUE READING