TITLE

An interventional strategy was better than a conservative strategy in unstable angina or non-ST-elevation MI

AUTHOR(S)
Hillegass, William B.; Brott, Brigitta C.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares an interventional with a conservative strategy in patients with unstable angina or non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction in Europe. Background of the patients who participated in the study; Components of the two strategies; Application of the Randomized Intervention Trial of Unstable Angina 3 on the study.
ACCESSION #
9333415

 

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