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Saila Vikman, K E Juhani Airaksinen, Ilkka Tierala, Keijo Peuhkurinen, Kirsi Majamaa-Voltti, Matti Niemelä, Sanna Asplund, Heini Huhtala, Kari Niemelä
OBJECTIVES: To compare management and outcome of female and male non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients. DESIGN: FINACS Studies are prospective registries of non-ST-elevation ACS patients conducted in 2001, 2003, and 2005 in nine hospitals. RESULTS: The studies enrolled 1,399 patients from which 39% were women. During hospitalisation women were treated less often than men with aspirin (odds ratio [OR]) for women 0.60, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0...
October 2007: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal: SCJ
S Vikman, K E J Airaksinen, I Tierala, K Peuhkurinen, K Majamaa-Voltti, M Niemelä, H Tuunanen, M S Nieminen, K Niemelä
OBJECTIVES: Treatment options for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) without ST elevation have evolved rapidly during the recent years, but the successful implementation of practice guidelines incorporating new treatments into practice has been challenging. In this study, we evaluate whether targeted educational intervention could improve adherence to treatment guidelines of ACS without ST elevation. DESIGN, SETTING AND SUBJECTS: A previous study, FINACS I, evaluated the treatment and outcome of 501 consecutive non-ST elevation ACS patients that were referred in early 2001 to nine hospitals, covering nearly half of the Finnish population...
October 2004: Journal of Internal Medicine
Saila Vikman, Kari Niemelä, Tuomo Ilva, Kirsi Majamaa-Voltti, Matti Niemelä, Keijo Peuhkurinen, Ilkka Tierala, K E Juhani Airaksinen et al.
This study was designed to evaluate how new treatment guidelines of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) without ST elevation have been implemented in clinical practice especially in diabetic patients. A prospective follow-up was performed on 501 consecutive patients with suspected ACS without ST elevation admitted to nine hospitals in Finland between 15 January and 11 March 2001. The study group included 143 (29%) diabetic patients. Their risk profile was more severe than in non-diabetic patients; ST-depression on admission electrocardiography 57 versus 38%; P<0...
July 2003: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
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