Better long-term survival in young and middle-aged women than in men after a first myocardial infarction between 1985 and 2006. an analysis of 8630 patients in the Northern Sweden MONICA Study

@inproceedings{Isaksson2011BetterLS,
  title={Better long-term survival in young and middle-aged women than in men after a first myocardial infarction between 1985 and 2006. an analysis of 8630 patients in the Northern Sweden MONICA Study},
  author={Rose-Marie Isaksson and J H Jansson and Dan Lundblad and Ulf N{\"a}slund and Karin Zingmark and Mats Eliasson},
  booktitle={BMC cardiovascular disorders},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND There is conflicting and only scant evidence on the effect of gender on long-term survival after a myocardial infarction (MI). Our aim was to analyse sex-specific survival of patients for up to 23 years after a first MI in northern Sweden and to describe time trends. METHODS The Northern Sweden MONICA Myocardial Infarction Registry was linked to The Swedish National Cause of Death Registry for a total of 8630 patients, 25 to 64 years of age, 6762 men and 1868 women, with a first MI… CONTINUE READING