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Underuse of standard care and outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction and chronic renal insufficiency.

Authors
  • Tessone, Ariel
  • Gottlieb, Shmuel
  • Barbash, Israel M
  • Garty, Moshe
  • Porath, Avi
  • Tenenbaum, Alexander
  • Hod, Hanoch
  • Boyko, Valentina
  • Mandelzweig, Lori
  • Behar, Solomon
  • Leor, Jonathan
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cardiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
108
Issue
3
Pages
193–199
Identifiers
PMID: 17095865
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

CRI patients are more likely to experience serious complications and death early after AMI. Underutilization of standard care, particularly beta-blocker therapy, contributes to increased mortality risk in these patients.

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