Recent characteristics and outcomes of Japanese stable angina pectoris after percutaneous coronary intervention. An observational cohort study using the Shinken Database.

@article{Kaneko2013RecentCA,
  title={Recent characteristics and outcomes of Japanese stable angina pectoris after percutaneous coronary intervention. An observational cohort study using the Shinken Database.},
  author={H Hidehiro Kaneko and Junji Yajima and Yuji Oikawa and Shingo Tanaka and Daisuke Fukamachi and Shinya Suzuki and Koichi Sagara and Takayuki Otsuka and Shunsuke Matsuno and Ryuichi Funada and Hiroto Kano and Tokuhisa Uejima and Akira Koike and Kazuyuki Nagashima and Hajime Kirigaya and Hitoshi Sawada and Tadanori Aizawa and Takeshi Yamashita},
  journal={International heart journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={335-40}
}
The mortality and morbidity of patients with stable angina pectoris (SAP) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in Japan differ from those in Western countries, although Japanese data are limited. We selected from the Shinken Database a single-hospital-based cohort of Japanese patients (n = 15,227) who visited The Cardiovascular Institute between 2004 and 2010 to undergo PCI. We followed-up the patients after PCI. A major adverse cardiac event (MACE) was defined as composite endpoints… CONTINUE READING