Characteristics, management, and in-hospital outcomes of diabetic acute coronary syndrome patients in Oman

Prashanth Panduranga, Kadhim J. Sulaiman, Ibrahim S. Al-Zakwani, Jawad A. Al-Lawati

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Abstract

Objectives: To determine clinical characteristics, management, and in-hospital outcomes of diabetic and non-diabetic patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in Oman. Methods: Data were analyzed from 1583 consecutive patients admitted to various hospitals in Oman with ACS from May 8 to June 6, 2006, and from January 29 to June 29, 2007, as part of the Gulf RACE (Registry of Acute Coronary Events). The ACS patients were stratified into those with and without diabetes mellitus. Results: In this study, 588 (37%) patients were diabetic with a mean age of 59 years and included more female than male diabetics (43% versus 33%; p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)520-524
Number of pages5
JournalSaudi Medical Journal
Volume31
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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