Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Trends in Hospitalization, Risk Factors, Disease Severity, Treatment and Short Term Outcomes in British Columbia (1999 - 2009)

Project number: 
10-004
Approval date: 
Friday, May 13, 2011
Principal Investigator: 
Izadnegahdar,Mona
Institution: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
not grant funded
Datasets requested: 
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
Cardiac Services BC
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Consolidation file (BC Ministry of Health)
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Biased Estimates for 30-day Mortality Rates Post Myocardial Infarction-Impact of Inter-Hospital Transfers. Epidemiology 2016 6: 271.
    Izadnegahdar M, Lee MK, Gao M, Pak M, Humphries KH
  • Izadnegahdar M, Singer J, Lee MK, Gao M, Thompson CR, Kopec J, Humphries KH. Do younger women fare worse? Sex differences in acute myocardial infarction hospitalization and early mortality rates over ten years. J Womens Health 2014 Jan;23(1):10-7. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2013.4507. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

Academic thesis or dissertation

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Impact of Patient Transfers on Outcome Evaluations Following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Poster for American Heart Association. Scientific Sessions 2014. Nov 16-18, 2014. Chicago, USA.
  • Pak M, Izadnegahdar M, Lee MK, Gao M, Humphries KH. Estimating 30-day mortality post AMI: the impact of patient transfers. Poster for the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2014. Oct 25-28, 2014. Vancouver, Canada.

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Pak M, Izadnegahdar M, Lee MK, Gao M, Humphries KH. Impact of Patient Transfers on Outcome Evaluations Following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Abstract for American Heart Association. Scientific Sessions 2014. Nov 16-18, 2014. Chicago, USA.
  • Pak M, Izadnegahdar M, Lee MK, Gao M, Humphries KH. Estimating 30-day mortality post AMI: the impact of patient transfers. Abstract for the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2014. Oct 25-28, 2014. Vancouver, Canada.

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