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Cardiovascular epidemiology and genetics Roberto Elosua


REGICOR study (Registre Gironí del COR)


  • to analyze trends in MI incidence rate, mortality rate, population and hospitalary case-fatality; 
  • to determine the impact of the new definition of MI in the year 2001 in the different indicators mentioned above; 
  • to analyze trends in the socio-demographic and clinical characteristics and in the prognosis of MI patients through 1978 to 2006; 
  • to determine the effectiveness of different treatments currently used in the acute phase of MI; 
  • to implement statistical methods to analyze this effectiveness, such as the propensity score; 
  • to extend the population-based registry to those older than 74 years.

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