Trends in presenting characteristics and hospital mortality among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006.

@article{Rogers2008TrendsIP,
  title={Trends in presenting characteristics and hospital mortality among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006.},
  author={William J. Rogers and Paul D. Frederick and Edna Stoehr and John G. Canto and Joseph P. Ornato and C Michael Gibson and Charles V. Pollack and Joel M. Gore and Nisha Chandra-Strobos and Eric D. Peterson and William J. French},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={156 6},
  pages={1026-34}
}
BACKGROUND Although ST elevation (STEMI) and non-ST elevation (NSTEMI) myocardial infarction (AMI) have been the focus of intense clinical investigation, limited information exists on characteristics and hospital mortality of patients not enrolled in clinical trials. Previous large databases have reported declining mortality of patients with STEMI but have not noted substantial mortality change among those with NSTEMI. METHODS The National Registry of Myocardial Infarction enrolled 2,515,106… CONTINUE READING

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