Comparison between Chest Discomfort and Type of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with or without Diabetes Mellitus

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Tahereh Tofighian 1 , * , S Faghih 1 , HR Behnam Vashani 1 , A Hamedanchee 1

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1 Iran

How to Cite: Tofighian T, Faghih S, Behnam Vashani H, Hamedanchee A. Comparison between Chest Discomfort and Type of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with or without Diabetes Mellitus, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2007 ; 11(2):e80672.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 11 (2); e80672
Published Online: September 19, 2007
Article Type: Research Article
Received: February 05, 2006
Accepted: January 23, 2007

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Abstract

Conclusion: According to the results of this research, clinical characteristics and chest pain pattern possibility are similar in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with MI. Therefore, it seems that these patients do not need more hospitalization and diagnostic tests and other evaluations.  Further studies about chest pain pattern in diabetic patients are particularly recommended.

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Chest Discomfort Diabetes Myocardial Infarction

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