Trends in acute kidney injury and outcomes after early percutaneous coronary intervention in patients ≥75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Khera2013TrendsIA,
  title={Trends in acute kidney injury and outcomes after early percutaneous coronary intervention in patients ≥75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Sahil Khera and Dhaval Kolte and Wilbert S Aronow and Chandrasekar Palaniswamy and Marjan Mujib and Ali Ahmed and Savneek S Chugh and Nivas Balasubramaniyam and Malik Edupuganti and William H. Frishman and Gregg C Fonarow},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={112 9},
  pages={1279-86}
}
We analyzed the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database from 2002 to 2010 to examine the temporal trends in incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI), AKI requiring dialysis, and associated in-hospital mortality in patients ≥75 years of age hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction and undergoing early (within 24 hours) percutaneous coronary intervention. Of 2,225,707 patients ≥75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction, 233,508 (10.5%) underwent early percutaneous coronary intervention, of… CONTINUE READING
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