Beneficial effects of direct call to emergency medical services on time delays and management of patients with acute myocardial infarction: Real world data from RICO database

Jean-Claude Beer, Gilles Dentan, Luc Janin-Manificat, Marianne Zeller, Yves Laurent, Isabelle Lhuillier, Jacques Ravisy, Yves Cottin, Jean-Eric Wolff
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)81065-3 fatcat:ufevobl2qzf3fdhzvw34utclmq