Decline in rates of death and heart failure in acute coronary syndromes, 1999-2006

Keith A A Fox, Philippe Gabriel Steg, Kim A Eagle, Shaun G Goodman, Frederick A Anderson, Christopher B Granger, Marcus D Flather, Andrzej Budaj, Ann Quill, Joel M Gore, GRACE Investigators

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Abstract

Randomized trials provide robust evidence for the impact of pharmacological and interventional treatments in patients with ST-segment elevation and non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS), but whether this translates to changes in clinical practice is unknown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1892-900
Number of pages9
JournalJAMA
Volume297
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 May 2007

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Angina, Unstable
  • Cardiology
  • Female
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Registries
  • Treatment Outcome

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