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Gender disparities in Puerto Ricans hospitalized with an initial acute myocardial infarction: A population-based perspective.

@article{Zevallos2012GenderDI,
  title={Gender disparities in Puerto Ricans hospitalized with an initial acute myocardial infarction: A population-based perspective.},
  author={J. Zevallos and J. Yarzebski and H. Banchs and J. Gonz{\'a}lez-S{\'a}nchez and H. Mattei and R. Goldberg and M. C. Gonz{\'a}lez and Juanals J. Quevedo and G. Mojica and L. Pericchi and M. Garc{\'i}a-palmieri},
  journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          192-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The published literature suggests differences in presenting symptoms for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), management, and outcomes according to gender and age. However, limited information exists on this topic among Hispanics. METHODS In Puerto Rican patients hospitalized with an initial AMI, we examined differences in presenting symptoms, effective cardiac therapies, and in-hospital mortality as a function of gender and age groups. We reviewed the medical records of patients… Expand
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