FREQUENCY OF CARDIOGENIC SHOCK IN MIDDLE AGE PATIENTS WITH NON ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Zahoor Ahmad Khan, Salahuddin, Chiragh Hussain, Sartaj Khan, Mehmood-ul-Hassan

Department of Cardiology, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar - Pakistan

Abstract

Objective: To determine the frequency of cardiogenic shock in middle age patients with non ST elevation myocardial infarction.

Material and Methods: This study was conducted at Cardiology Ward & CCU of Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar. It was a descriptive cross-sectional study which was conducted for 6 months from May 2011 to October 2011 in which 600 patient after undergoing inclusion and exclusion criteria, calculated for 2.5% estimates for cardiogenic shock out of Non ST Elevation myocardial infarction patients,were enrolled.

Results: In this study mean age was 60 years with standard deviation ± 1.26. Sixty-eight percent patients were male and 32% patients were female. Five percent patients had cardiogenic shock while 95% patients didn’t had cardiogenic shock.

Conclusion: Cardiogenic Shock is a treatable illness with a reasonable chance for full recovery.

Keywords: Cardiogenic, shock, myocardial, infarction, mortality.

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