Impact of heart failure on in-hospital outcomes of acute coronary syndrome patients in China - results from the Bridging the Gap on CHD Secondary Prevention in China (BRIG) project.

@article{Wang2012ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of heart failure on in-hospital outcomes of acute coronary syndrome patients in China - results from the Bridging the Gap on CHD Secondary Prevention in China (BRIG) project.},
  author={Na Wang and Dong Zhao and Jing Liu and Jun Liu and Cheuk-Man Yu and Wei Wang and Jiayi Sun and Yan Li and Fenghe Du},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={160 1},
  pages={
          15-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Treatments of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and heart failure (HF) have progressed greatly in the past decades. However, few data are currently available regarding the impact of HF on the in-hospital outcomes of ACS patients, under current treatment status, in China. METHODS A total of 65 hospitals from all 31 provinces of mainland China and the Hong Kong special administrative region were recruited using a multistage non-randomized sampling approach. A questionnaire was completed… CONTINUE READING