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Mamadjanov, T.* ; Volaklis, K.* ; Heier, M. ; Freuer, D.* ; Amann, U. ; Peters, A. ; Kuch, B.* ; Thilo, C.* ; Linseisen, J. ; Meisinger, C.*

Admission glucose level and short-term mortality in older patients with acute myocardial infarction: Results from the KORA Myocardial Infarction Registry.

BMJ Open 11:e046641 (2021)
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STUDY OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between admission blood glucose levels and 28-day mortality as well as in-hospital complications in older patients with incident acute myocardial infarction (AMI) undergoing modern treatment. METHODS: From a German population-based regional MI registry, 5530 patients (2016 women), aged 65-84 years, hospitalised with an incident AMI between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2016 were included in the study. Multivariable logistic regression models were used to assess the associations between admission blood glucose and 28-day mortality as well as in-hospital complications after AMI. Analyses stratified according to age, diabetes and type of infarction (ST-elevation MI (STEMI)/non-STEMI) were conducted. RESULTS: The adjusted ORs for the association between admission blood glucose and 28-day mortality in young-old (65-74 years) and old (75-84 years) patients with AMI were 1.40 (95% CI: 1.21 to 1.62) and 1.21 (95% CI: 0.98 to 1.50) per 1 SD increase in admission blood glucose, respectively. Furthermore, higher admission blood glucose was related to case fatality irrespective of the diabetes status and type of infarction only in the under-75 group. For the patients aged 75-84 years, it was only true for those without diabetes and STEMI. Admission blood glucose was also associated with major cardiac complications in both age groups. CONCLUSION: Admission blood glucose was significantly associated with 28-day case fatality in patients with AMI aged 65-74 years but not 75-84 years; furthermore, in both age groups there was an increased risk of major complications. It seems that admission glucose may play a rather minor role in terms of case fatality in higher aged patients with AMI.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter Cardiac Epidemiology ; Epidemiology ; Myocardial Infarction
ISSN (print) / ISBN 2044-6055
e-ISSN 2044-6055
Zeitschrift BMJ Open
Quellenangaben Band: 11, Heft: 6, Seiten: , Artikelnummer: e046641 Supplement: ,
Verlag BMJ Publishing Group
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed