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Changing strategies in the management of acute myocardial infarction in modern China

Abstract:

Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) is a common condition in China, accounting for more than 700,000 deaths each year mainly due to acute myocardial infarction (MI). Currently there is no nationally representative registry in China to provide data about the epidemiology, clinical management and prognosis of patients with MI. The present review has used information from a few large nationwide randomised trials and some small regional registries to assess the patterns of management of MI in China. As...

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10.1016/j.cvdpc.2008.07.006

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Journal:
CVD Prevention and Control
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
9-18
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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ISSN:
1875-4570
URN:
uuid:566cfda7-29d0-4548-a6e7-b58fa9c2b760
Source identifiers:
79537
Local pid:
pubs:79537

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