Association of renal insufficiency with treatment and outcomes after myocardial infarction in elderly patients.

@article{Shlipak2002AssociationOR,
  title={Association of renal insufficiency with treatment and outcomes after myocardial infarction in elderly patients.},
  author={Michael G. Shlipak and Paul A. Heidenreich and Haruko Noguchi and Glenn M. Chertow and Warren S. Browner and Mark B. McClellan},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={137 7},
  pages={555-62}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage renal disease are known to have decreased survival after myocardial infarction, but the association of less severe renal dysfunction with survival after myocardial infarction is unknown. OBJECTIVES To determine how patients with renal insufficiency are treated during hospitalization for myocardial infarction and to determine the association of renal insufficiency with survival after myocardial infarction. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING All nongovernment… CONTINUE READING
199 Citations
26 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 199 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…