Excess body weight, clinical profile, management practices, and hospital prognosis in men and women after acute myocardial infarction.
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American heart journal, ISSN: 1097-6744, Vol: 151, Issue: 6, Page: 1297-304
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- https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/qhs_pp/766; https://works.bepress.com/robert_goldberg/286; https://works.bepress.com/jorge_yarzebski/3; https://works.bepress.com/barbara_olendzki/2
- Medicine; Aged; Female; *Hospitalization; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Myocardial Infarction; *Overweight; Prognosis; Biostatistics; Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiology; Health Services Research
Excess body weight is increasingly being recognized as a major health problem in American men and women. It is unclear, however, whether body weight is associated with the demographic and clinical profile, treatment of, and hospital prognosis after acute myocardial infarction (AMI).