Improved but still high short- and long-term mortality rates after myocardial infarction in patients with diabetes mellitus: A time-trend report from the Swedish Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admission
2007 (English)In: Heart, ISSN 1355-6037, E-ISSN 1468-201X, Vol. 93, no 12, 1577-1583 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Objective: The aim of the study was to compare time-trends in mortality rates and treatment patterns between patients with and without diabetes based on the Swedish register of coronary care (Register of Information and Knowledge about Swedish Heart Intensive Care Admission [RIKS-HIA]). Methods: Post myocardial infarction mortality rate is high in diabetic patients, who seem to receive less evidence-based treatment. Mortality rates and treatment in 1995-1998 and 1999-2002 were studied in 70 882 patients (age
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. Vol. 93, no 12, 1577-1583 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-40767DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2006.097956Local ID: 54068OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-40767DiVA: diva2:261616