The Study of Clinical Profile, Risk Factors, Management and Outcome of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women Admitted at Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
Aims and Objectives: To study the clinical profile, risk factors, management and outcome of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) in women admitted at Tertiary Care Hospital. Materials and Methods: It was a prospective observational study. After obtaining permission from the Institutional Ethics committee this study was carried out. 80 women with acute myocardial infarction admitted at tertiary health care center during a period of two years were recruited for the study. The data, consisting of detailed history, clinical features, risk factors, relevant investigations, management, course in the hospital and ultimate outcome was obtained and documented in a tabulated format. This data was carefully studied and statistically analyzed by applying appropriate statistical tests and inferences were drawn. Results: Study showed maximum number of women admitted with acute myocardial infarction (37.50%), were elderly, belonging to the age group of 61 to 70. Majority of the women (75%) were multiparous as compared to primiparous. Majority of these women also were postmenopausal (87.5%) as compared to premenopausal. 54 women (67.5%) presented to the hospital in less than 12 hours of onset of symptoms, out of it which 52(96.29%) women survived and 2(3.71%) died. 26 women (32.5%) presented to the hospital after the 12 hours of onset of symptoms, out of it 16 women (61.53%) survived and 10 succumbed (38.4%). Conclusion: The survival rate was higher when the time lag between onset of symptoms and starting the treatment was ≤12 hours.
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