Comparison of outcomes of diabetic and nondiabetic patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Harjai2003ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of outcomes of diabetic and nondiabetic patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Kishore J Harjai and Gregg Whitney Stone and Judy A. Boura and Luiz Alberto Piva e Mattos and Harish Chandra and David Alan Cox and Lorelei L. Grines and William W O'neill and Cindy Lee Grines},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={1041-5}
}
We sought to determine whether diabetes mellitus independently conferred poor prognosis in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In 3,742 patients enrolled in the Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction (PAMI) studies with the intention of undergoing primary PCI, we compared in-hospital mortality, 6-month mortality, and 6-month major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs), i.e., composite of death, reinfarction, or… CONTINUE READING