Hospital mortality in acute myocardial infarction in the era of reperfusion therapy (the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Project).

@article{Maynard1993HospitalMI,
  title={Hospital mortality in acute myocardial infarction in the era of reperfusion therapy (the Myocardial Infarction Triage and Intervention Project).},
  author={Charles C Maynard and William D. Weaver and Paul Litwin and Jenny S. Martin and Peter J. Kudenchuk and Tim A Dewhurst and Mickey S. Eisenberg and Alfred P. Hallstrom and James Ken Chambers},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={72 12},
  pages={877-82}
}
This study was conducted in 19 hospitals in the metropolitan Seattle area and included 6,270 unselected patients who had acute myocardial infarction (AMI) between January 1988 and April 1991. Hospital mortality was determined and related to patient demographic and clinical characteristics, the use of reperfusion therapies, and to complications after AMI. Thrombolytic therapy or direct coronary angioplasty < 6 hours from symptom onset was used to treat 1,185 (19%) and 524 (9%) patients… CONTINUE READING

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