Cardiovascular Diseases & Diagnosis

ISSN: 2329-9517

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Manish Barman

Al Ahli Hospital,
PO Box 6401, Doha

  • Research Article
    Clinical Spectrum of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Qatar
    Author(s): Manish Barman and Bendaas DjamelManish Barman and Bendaas Djamel

    Objectives: The clinical profile among patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is not well reported in Qatar. To determine the clinical characteristics and profile of patients having acute coronary syndromes presenting to a private tertiary hospital in Qatar. Methods: Retrospective study conducted at a large tertiary center. Successive cases presenting with ACS to the coronary-care unit between January 2009 and December 2013 were included. Cases were grouped into ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction/unstable angina (NSTEMI/UA) for the purpose of analysis. Results: Among 451 patients treated for ACS, 327(72.7%) were males and 123(27.3%) females. 36 (8%) patients had STEMI, 269 (59.8%) NSTEMI and 145(32.2%) had unstable angina. 343 (76.2%) had hype.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-9517.1000149

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