Open Access Research article

Trends in hospital discharges, management and in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland between 1998 and 2008

Charlène Insam1, Fred Paccaud1 and Pedro Marques-Vidal12*

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

2 Institut Universitaire de Médecine Sociale et Préventive, Route de la Corniche 10, Lausanne, 1010, Switzerland

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:270  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-270

Published: 25 March 2013

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Additional file 1: Figure S1:

Trends in intensive care unit (ICU) utilization for acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland, overall and by region, for the period 1998–2008, patients managed in a single hospital (in-house). Results are expressed as percentage of patients discharged with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

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Trends in the use of drug-eluting and non-drug-eluting stents for acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland, overall and by region, for the period 1998–2008, patients managed in a single hospital (in-house). Results are expressed as percentage of patients discharged with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

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Trends in the use of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) for acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland, overall and by region, for the period 1998–2008, patients managed in a single hospital (in-house). Results are expressed as percentage of patients discharged with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

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Trends in seven-day in-hospital mortality rates from acute myocardial infarction in Switzerland, overall and by region, for the period 1998–2008, patients managed in a single hospital (in-house). Results are expressed as percentage of patients discharged with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

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Additional file 5: Table S1.:

Trends in seven-day and overall in-hospital mortality, Switzerland and Swiss regions, for period 1998-2008

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