Myocardial infarction site and mortality in diabetes.

@article{Weitzman1982MyocardialIS,
  title={Myocardial infarction site and mortality in diabetes.},
  author={Shimon Weitzman and Galen S. Wagner and Gerardo Heiss and Thomas L. Haney and Cecil Slome},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1982},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          31-5
        }
}
Survival after a first myocardial infarction (MI) was examined in 54 diabetic and 270 nondiabetic subjects according to anatomic site of MI. Complete survival status information was obtained during a 12-yr follow-up. Compared with nondiabetic subjects, diabetics had a higher proportion of anterior site of MI below the age of 60 in both sexes. A significantly higher mortality was experienced in both sexes by patients with anterior MIs compared with other infarction sites (47% vs. 13… CONTINUE READING
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