Impact of in-hospital recurrent ischemia event: findings from GULF RACE-2

@inproceedings{AlSaleh2012ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of in-hospital recurrent ischemia event: findings from GULF RACE-2},
  author={Abdulmohsen A Al-Saleh and Ahmed S Hersi and K. Alhabib and AA Alsheikh-Ali and Khadim Sulaiman and Hussam F. Alfaleh and Shukri Alsaif and Wael A Almahmeed and Nidal Ahmad Asaad and Haitham Amin and Ahmed Al-Motarreb and Jassim Al Suwaidi},
  year={2012}
}
Results Out of the 7930 ACS patients, 172 (2.2%) had recurrent myocardial infarction (Re-MI) during their hospital stay. Patients with Re-MI were more likely to be older (mean age 59.12±13.5 vs. 56.8±12.4, P=0.016), had significantly higher rate of prior history of angina (48% vs. 38.2%, P=0.006), and hyperlipidemia (45.2% vs. 37.3%, P=0.027) than patients… CONTINUE READING