Predictors of in-hospital mortality for patients admitted with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a real-world study using the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) database.

@article{Gale2008PredictorsOI,
  title={Predictors of in-hospital mortality for patients admitted with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a real-world study using the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) database.},
  author={Chris P Gale and Samuel O. M. Manda and Phillip D. Batin and Clive F. M. Weston and John S Birkhead and Alistair Scott Hall},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 11},
  pages={
          1407-12
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Although early thrombolysis reduces the risk of death in STEMI patients, mortality remains high. We evaluated factors predicting inpatient mortality for patients with STEMI in a "real-world" population. DESIGN Analysis of the Myocardial Infarction National Audit Project (MINAP) database using multivariate logistic regression and area under the receiver operating curve analysis. SETTING All acute hospitals in England and Wales. PATIENTS 34 722 patients with STEMI from 1 January… CONTINUE READING
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