Gil M, Marrugat J, Sala J, Masiá R, Elosua R, Albert X, Pena A, Vila J, Pavesi M, Pérez G,

Relationship of therapeutic improvements and 28-day case fatality in patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction between 1978 and 1993 in the REGICOR study, Gerona, Spain. The REGICOR Investigators.

Circulation 1999 Apr; 99 (13): 1767-73, PMID: 10190889

The aim of this study was to analyze 28-day case fatality trends between 1978 and 1993 among hospitalized acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients in the REGICOR registry, Gerona, Spain, and relate them to thrombolytic and antiplatelet drug use and changes in patient characteristics.