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A study on Acute Myocardial Infarction with special reference to age, sex, type of infarct and associated risk factors

Iffat Javed, M. Javed Iqbal, Sana Arshad, M. Tariq Javed, Zahid Masood

Abstract


Objectives: To study the frequency of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and its types in patients admitted in CCU of Divisional Headquarter Hospital (DHQ), Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology (FIC) Faisalabad and to investigate associated risk factors.
Methodology: It was an observational hospital based study conducted at Cardiac Care Centre, DHQ Hospital Faisalabad and FIC from 30th March 2009 to 30th June 2009. One hundred patients were included in the study at both centers. A Performa was filled with tabulated questions and information was recorded. The data was analyzed on SPSS version 13.
Results: It revealed statistically significant difference by patients age and sex. AMI was higher in males (CI = 75 - 91%) than females (CI = 9 - 25%). Types of infarction including inferior and anteroseptal were observed in significantly higher number of patients, while extensive anterior, non-STEMI and lateral infarction was observed in significantly less number of patients. Results showed significant association (P

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