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The Risk Factors and Clinical Spectrum of Acute Myocardial Infarction among Females patients

The Risk Factors and Clinical Spectrum of Acute Myocardial Infarction among Females patients

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Title: The Risk Factors and Clinical Spectrum of Acute Myocardial Infarction among Females patients
Author: Fattouta,Nagwa A.Rahman
Abstract: This study was carried out at Al Shaab Teaching Hospital during the period between October 2003- June 2004. The objective of this study is to determine the clinical presentation, risk factors and the immediate complication of acute myocardical infarction among Sudanese females. In the final analysis it was found that most of the patient's age range between 50-70 years. The risk factors were the following: Diabetes mellitus (46%), systemic hypertension (40%), positive family history of IHD (23%) and lastly smoking (9%). Anterior MI was the commonest type (55%) then comes inferior MI (38%) followed by posterior MI (7%). In addition, it was found that more than half of the patients had elevated cardiac enzymes (CK-MB).
Description: 95 Pages
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/8775
Date: 2015-04-09


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