Background: There are limited national population-based epidemiological data on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in England, making the current burden of disease, and clinical prognosis, difficult to quantify. The aim of this study was to provide national estimates of incidence and 30-day fatality rate (CFR) for first and recurrent AMI in England.
Methods: Population-based study using person-linked routine hospital and mortality data on 79 896 individuals of any age, who were admitt...Expand abstract
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Incidence and 30-day case fatality for acute myocardial infarction in England in 2010: national-linked database study
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