The prognostic role of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in ST-elevation myocardial infarction after primary angioplasty

Chiara Lazzeri, Serafina Valente, Paola Attanà, Marco Chiostri, Claudio Picariello, Gian Franco Gensini

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Abstract

Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been reported as a common finding in patients with acute myocardial infarction but data on its prognostic role are still controversial. Methods: The present investigation was aimed at assessing the impact of COPD at short and long terms in 818 consecutive patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction all submitted to percutaneous coronary intervention. Results: Patients with COPD were older (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-398
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Age
  • COPD
  • prognosis
  • STEMI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Medicine(all)

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