Abstract

We performed a cohort study to quantify the association between rheumatic arthritis (RA) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) risk. ICD-9 was used to identify AMI and RA patients, and the Cox proportional hazards model with adjusted confounding factors was used to quantify the risk. The overall risk of AMI for RA patients was an aHR of 1.05 (95% CI 1.01-1.09). We found RA was associated with an increased risk for AMI.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMEDINFO 2019
Subtitle of host publicationHealth and Wellbeing e-Networks for All - Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
EditorsBrigitte Seroussi, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Brigitte Seroussi
PublisherIOS Press
Pages1494-1495
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781643680026
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 21 2019
Event17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, MEDINFO 2019 - Lyon, France
Duration: Aug 25 2019Aug 30 2019

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume264
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Conference

Conference17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, MEDINFO 2019
CountryFrance
CityLyon
Period8/25/198/30/19

Keywords

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Cohort Studies
  • Rheumatic Arthritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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    Mohaimenul Islam, M., Poly, T. N., Yang, H. C., & Li, Y. C. (2019). Risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with rheumatic arthritis: A national-wide population-based cohort study. In B. Seroussi, L. Ohno-Machado, L. Ohno-Machado, & B. Seroussi (Eds.), MEDINFO 2019: Health and Wellbeing e-Networks for All - Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (pp. 1494-1495). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 264). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI190501