Ten-year fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction incidence in elderly populations in Spain: the EPICARDIAN cohort study

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BACKGROUND In Spain, more than 85% of coronary heart disease deaths occur in adults older than 65 years. However, coronary heart disease incidence and mortality in the Spanish elderly have been poorly described. The aim of this study is to estimate the ten-year incidence and mortality rates of myocardial infarction in a population-based large cohort of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-360

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@article{Gabriel2009TenyearFA, title={Ten-year fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction incidence in elderly populations in Spain: the EPICARDIAN cohort study}, author={Rafael Gabriel and Margarita Alonso and Blanca Reviriego and J. Alvarez - Mu{\~n}iz and S Martinez Vega and Isidro Lopez and Blanca Novella and Carmen Gonzalez Suarez and Francisco J Rodr{\'i}guez-Salvan{\'e}s}, journal={BMC Public Health}, year={2009}, volume={9}, pages={360 - 360} }