Cardiac Death in the first 6 months after myocardial infarction: potential for mortality reduction in the early posthospital period.

@article{Moss1977CardiacDI,
  title={Cardiac Death in the first 6 months after myocardial infarction: potential for mortality reduction in the early posthospital period.},
  author={Arthur J. Moss and J J Decamilla and Herbert T. Davis},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={816-20}
}
In a prospective postmyocardial infarction study of 759 patients aged less than 66 years, 42 posthospital cardiac deaths (42 of 759; 6 percent) occurred during a 6 month follow-up period. The average age of those who died was 53.5 +/- 8.8 (+/- standard error) years, and postmortem examination was obtainedon 36 percent. Almost 60 percent of the 6 month posthospital mortality occurred within 2 months after hospital discharge. Fifty-five percent of the cardiac deaths occurred either outside th… CONTINUE READING
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