Temporal trends in the outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction associated with renal dysfunction over the past decade

Published: 13 January 2016
Author(s): David Rott, Robert Klempfner, Ilan Goldenberg, Shlomo Matetzky, Avishay Elis
Issue: January 2016
Section: Original Article

Patients with renal dysfunction (RD) who present with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are at a high risk for subsequent cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We sought to evaluate changes in the short and long term mortality of AMI patients with RD compared to patients with normal renal function over the last decade.