Coronary Artery Disease Clinical Characteristics of Patients Less than Forty Years Old with Coronary Artery Disease in Taiwan : A Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Tsai2017CoronaryAD,
  title={Coronary Artery Disease Clinical Characteristics of Patients Less than Forty Years Old with Coronary Artery Disease in Taiwan : A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Wei-Che Tsai and Keng-Yi Wu and Gen-Min Lin and Sy-Jou Chen and Wei-Shiang Lin and S N Yang and Shu-Meng Cheng and Chin-Sheng Lin},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) rarely occurs in young adults. Our objective was to investigate the baseline characteristics and outcomes of young patients with CAD. Methods: We retrospectively enrolled patients aged < 40 years of age who underwent coronary angiography in a tertiary hospital in Taiwan between 2002 and 2015. The baseline characteristics and in-hospital outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and occlusive CAD (stenotic lesions > 50%) were compared with… CONTINUE READING