INTRODUCTION: Heart failure has different characteristics depending on the sex, in case of STEMI men and women have distinct cardiovascular responses to acute myocardial ischemia with a higher risk for women to develop acute heart failure
OBJECTIVES: The main goal of this study is to determinate the relationships between gender and acute heart failure after STEMI in patients with no prior history of heart failure recorded at baseline.
METHODS: This is a retrospective, study including 210 patients who had been hospitalized in a cardiology intensive care unit for myocardial infarction from September 2017 to February 2019, the main outcome measures were the incidence of Killip's class at hospital presentation and introhospital mortality rates.
RESULTS: The main age was 59.3 ± 7.02
Dr. Sara Abouradi