Factors affecting immediate mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction: a nationwide study

S. Schor, M. Shani, B. Modan

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Abstract

The hospital mortality was evaluated for 21 days in all patients with a first attack of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Israel. Total mortality was 22.1 percent. The following factors were associated with relatively better prognoses: age, young; sex, male; marital status, married; ethnic origin. European; site, subendocardial; history of smoking, and, to a certain degree, hypertension; low levels of white blood cells, blood sugar, serum transaminase and cholesterol; and anticoagulant therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-221
Number of pages5
JournalChest
Volume68
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes

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