Usefulness of the CHADS2 score for prognostic stratification of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Huang2014UsefulnessOT,
  title={Usefulness of the CHADS2 score for prognostic stratification of patients with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Shao-Sung Huang and Ying-Hwa Chen and Wan-leong Chan and P N Huang and Jaw-Wen Chen and S. -R. Lin},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={114 9},
  pages={1309-14}
}
The Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) score and Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) score have been validated as predictors of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This study was undertaken to determine whether the CHADS2 score had good accuracy for predicting clinical outcome in patients with AMI and to compare the discriminatory performance of the 3 risk scores (RSs). We calculated the TIMI RS, GRACE RS, and… CONTINUE READING
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