Frequency of returning to work one and six months following percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Abbas2004FrequencyOR,
  title={Frequency of returning to work one and six months following percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Amr E Abbas and Bruce Brodie and Gregg Whitney Stone and David Alan Cox and Aaron Berman and Stacy D Brewington and Simon R. Dixon and William W O'neill and Cindy Lee Grines},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={94 11},
  pages={1403-5}
}
We conducted an analysis of the frequency and variables associated with early (after 1 month) and late (after 6 months) return to work after percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in patients who had been randomized in the Stent Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction trial. Of 450 patients who were employed before the acute myocardial infarction, 230 (51%) returned to work within 1 month with no increases in in-hospital and 1- or 6-month event rates compared… CONTINUE READING