Medium-term prognosis of young Japanese adults having acute myocardial infarction.

  title={Medium-term prognosis of young Japanese adults having acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Jun Shiraishi and Yoshio Kohno and Shinichiro Yamaguchi and Masayasu Arihara and Mitsuyoshi Hadase and Masayuki Hyogo and Takakazu Yagi and Takatomo Shima and Takahisa Sawada and Tetsuya Tatsumi and Akihiro Azuma and Hiroaki Matsubara},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  volume={70 5},
BACKGROUND Data on the medium- and long-term prognosis of young Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are still lacking. METHODS AND RESULTS In the present study, 1,458 AMI patients were enrolled in the AMI-Kyoto Multi-Center Risk Study between January 2000 and December 2003. Of these, clinical characteristics and medium-term prognosis were retrospectively compared in 21 young patients < 40 years (young group), and 190 non-young patients 60-70 years old (non-young group… CONTINUE READING
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