Sex-Related 30-Day and Long-Term Mortality in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Treated with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

@article{Kanic2017SexRelated3A,
  title={Sex-Related 30-Day and Long-Term Mortality in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Treated with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.},
  author={Vojko Kanic and Maja Vollrath and Alojz Tapajner and Andreja Sinkovi{\vc}},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2017},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={374-379}
}
BACKGROUND The data on sex as an independent risk factor for death in acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients are still contrasting. The aim was to assess how sex influences 30-day and long-term all-cause mortality in MI patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). MATERIALS AND METHODS Data from 3624 MI patients undergoing PCI at our institution from January 2009 to December 2014, 30.6% were women, were analyzed. A propensity-matched analysis was performed to adjust for… CONTINUE READING