Prognosis After Hospitalization with Chest Pain or Myocardial Infarction
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a decline in coronary heart disease mortality was noted in different parts of the world. This downward trend has since continued in North America, Belgium, Finland, Israel, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand [1–3], and data from Australia suggest that it is evident in all age groups . In contrast, in most eastern European countries, Russia, and Sweden, death rates from coronary heart disease are increasing.
KeywordsEjection Fraction Acute Myocardial Infarction Coronary Care Unit Coronary Heart Disease Mortality Acute Infarction
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