Gender differences in the treatment and outcome of acute myocardial infarction. Results from the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Registry.

@article{Maynard1992GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in the treatment and outcome of acute myocardial infarction. Results from the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Registry.},
  author={Charles C Maynard and Paul Litwin and Jenny S. Martin and William D. Weaver},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={152 5},
  pages={972-6}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare treatment and outcome of acute myocardial infarction in women and men. METHODS In this survey, patient hospital records were reviewed, and information about patient characteristics, treatments, and hospital events was entered in the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Registry. Between January 1988 and June 1990, a total of 4891 consecutive patients, including 1659 women, were hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction in 19… CONTINUE READING

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