Clinical characteristics and outcomes of octogenarians presenting with ST elevation myocardial infarction in the Australian population
Wei Liang Sim, Victoria Sasongko, William Van-Gaal, Department of Cardiology, Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria 3076, Australia
Vivek Mutha, Department of Cardiology, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3168, Australia
Muhammad Asrar Ul-Haq, Department of Cardiology, the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Correspondence to: Dr. Wei Liang Sim, Department of Cardiology, Northern Hospital, 185 Cooper Street, Epping, Victoria 3076, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: August 26, 2016
Peer-review started: August 29, 2016
First decision: October 28, 2016
Revised: February 20, 2017
Accepted: March 21, 2017
Article in press: March 22, 2017
Published online: May 26, 2017