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Original languageEnglish
Pages199
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - May 2016
Event21st Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference - Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Kuwait, Kuwait
Duration: 2 May 20164 May 2016

Conference

Conference21st Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference
CountryKuwait
CityKuwait
Period2/05/164/05/16

Abstract

Myocardial infarction (MI) is a coronary artery disease that results from partial or complete occlusion of the coronary by thrombus, which leads to myocardium necrosis. The Gulf populations have increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and deaths due to high prevalence of risk factors. This is the first systematic review conducted on clinical intervention of acute MI (AMI) in the Gulf region. The aims of this study are to identify all studies in the Gulf region focusing on the clinical
intervention of AMI, compare the results with international studies, develop recommendations for future practice and identify gaps in knowledge.

Notes

Hessah Alaslawi, John Corkery, ‘A systematic review of a clinical intervention in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in the Gulf region’, poster presented at the 21st Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference, Kuwait City, Kuwait, 2-4 May, 2016.

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