Circadian variation of death from congestive heart failure after prior myocardial infarction in patients >60 years of age

Wilbert S. Aronow, Chul Ahn

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In the present prospective study, there was a circadian pattern in the number of deaths per hour in patients with congestive heart failure after prior myocardial infarction. The primary peak occurred between 6 A.M. and 12 P.M., with 202 of 517 deaths (39%) occurring in that 6-hour period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1354-1355
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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