Acute myocardial infarction in diabetic patients in the thrombolytic era.

@article{Lynch1994AcuteMI,
  title={Acute myocardial infarction in diabetic patients in the thrombolytic era.},
  author={Martha M Lynch and Michael D. Gammage and Patricia Lamb and Malcom Nattrass and B. L. Pentecost},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={162-5}
}
To examine the benefits of thrombolytic therapy in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction a retrospective study of all diabetic and non-diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted to the coronary care unit of the General Hospital, Birmingham between January 1984 and December 1987 was made and findings compared to corresponding groups admitted between January 1990 and May 1992 when thrombolytic therapy was routine. In-hospital mortality and morbidity were assessed in… CONTINUE READING

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