Predictors of treatment delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary angioplasty: An analysis from the CADILLAC trial

Mark A. Turco, Martin Fahy, Roxana A. Mehran, Alexandra Lansky, Cindy L. Grines, James E. Tcheng, Eulogio Garcia, Giulio Guagliumi, David A. Cox, Thomas D. Stuckey, Dawn E. Shaddinger, Gregg W. Stone
2003 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
history of hypertension or heart failure, weigh less; were less likely to use tobacco, have a history of bypass surgery; and were less likely to undergo coronary revascularization. (P<O.OOOl all). Increased time to revascularlzation. larger infarction size. and worse ejection fraction on discharge were more predictive of stroke in men than in women (table). When multivariate analysis was performed of populations individually, these markers remained independently predictive in the male. but not
more » ... emale, population. Conclusion: Women are at significantly higher risk for in-hospital NHCVA following MI, which is not explained by their greater prevalence of other risk factors. Variable Males OR [95%
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(03)81064-1 fatcat:g6kmwijp7benbk7tlqnggdyp2y