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Characteristics and Short-Term Prognosis of Perioperative Myocardial Infarction in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

P.J. Devereaux, MD, PhD; Denis Xavier, MD, MSc; Janice Pogue, MSc et al Annals of Internal Medicine, 2011, 154 : 523-528


I found this article very interesting - the rate of perioperative infarction in this group was 1 in 20, and the majority were not associated with pain.  The mortality rate at 30 days was far higher in those who had a perioperative infarct - and occurred with equal frequency in those with or...


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