World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

ACS AND ITS IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES

Aroosh Khan, Kinza Bhatti and Dr. Mahpara Raza*

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the frequency of in-hospital outcomes in cases admitted for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methodology: This was a descriptive case series study carried out at Cardiology Department Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi during January 2018 to June 2018. The cases of ACS were selected via non-probability consecutive sampling irrespective of their gender and with age more than 30 years. These cases were then followed to look for the present of cardiogenic shock, heart failure, recurrent infarction, arrhythmias and death according to standard American heart association (AHA) guidelines. Results: In this study there were total 100 cases admitted for ACS and out of these 65% were males and 35% females. The mean age of the cases was 61.39±8.24 years. Over all complications were seen in 42% of the cases. The most common in-hospital complication was seen as arrhythmias which was observed in 39% of the cases. It was followed by heart failure seen in 19% cases. recurrent infarction and cardiogenic shock was seen in 4% cases each while death in 3% of cases. Conclusion: Complications are common during hospital stay in ACS patients and arrhythmias are the most common one.

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