Circadian distribution of onset of acute myocardial infarction in subgroups from analysis of 10,791 patients treated in a single center.

@article{Hansen1992CircadianDO,
  title={Circadian distribution of onset of acute myocardial infarction in subgroups from analysis of 10,791 patients treated in a single center.},
  author={Ole Hansen and Bengt W. Johansson and Bo Gullberg},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={69 12},
  pages={1003-8}
}
A circadian variation of symptom onset in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with an increased frequency in the late morning and possibly also in the evening has been found in several studies. It has been suggested that different circadian rhythms may exist in various subgroups of patients. This possibility was examined in a population of 10,791 patients collected between 1973 and 1987 in a continuously operating register of patients with AMI in Malmö, Sweden. In 6,763 patients (63%) in whom a… CONTINUE READING

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