Sudden cardiac death after myocardial infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Junttila2010SuddenCD,
  title={Sudden cardiac death after myocardial infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={M. Juhani Junttila and Petra Barthel and Robert Jerome Myerburg and Timo Heikki M{\"a}kikallio and Axel Bauer and K. Ulm and Antti Kiviniemi and Mikko Tulppo and Juha S Perki{\"o}m{\"a}ki and Georg Schmidt and Heikki Huikuri},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 10},
  pages={1396-403}
}
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a well-established risk factor for atherosclerosis, but its contribution to sudden cardiac death (SCD) risk after myocardial infarction (MI) is not well defined. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence and time-dependent risk of SCD in diabetic patients versus nondiabetic patients during 5… CONTINUE READING