Alcohol and long-term prognosis after a first acute myocardial infarction: the SHEEP study.

@article{Janszky2008AlcoholAL,
  title={Alcohol and long-term prognosis after a first acute myocardial infarction: the SHEEP study.},
  author={Imre Janszky and Rickard Ljung and Staffan Ahnve and Johan Hallqvist and Anna Michaela Bennet and Kenneth Jay Mukamal},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={45-53}
}
CONTEXT Few studies have investigated the relation between alcohol consumption, former drinking, and prognosis after an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), particularly for non-fatal outcomes. OBJECTIVE To investigate the prognostic importance of drinking habits among patients surviving a first AMI. DESIGN, SETTINGS, AND PATIENTS A total of 1346 consecutive patients between 45-70 years with a first non-fatal AMI underwent a standardized clinical examination and were followed for over 8 years… CONTINUE READING