Gender differences in delay time for acute myocardial infarction in a Hispanic population

Autores/as

  • K Aguirre
  • R Joseph Honors College, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • E Ramirez Honors College, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • JM Acuña
  • JC Zevallos

Resumen

Introduction: There are limited published data on minority populations, especially Hispanics, describing the onset of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms and time to treatment. The aim of this study is to determine if a difference exists between gender and delay time in Puerto Rican patients hospitalized with an initial acute myocardial infarction.

Biografía del autor/a

K Aguirre

Honors College, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

JM Acuña

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

JC Zevallos

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Publicado

2016-10-13