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Table 2 Aggregate Outcomes in the study population subdivided according to the IHD first clinical presentation (Angina vs unheralded MI)

From: Long-term prognosis of unheralded myocardial infarction vs chronic angina; role of sex and coronary atherosclerosis burden

  Angina (1353) Myocardial Infarction (1419) P
Follow-up (months) 120 ± 77 132 ± 199 0.086
Death, N (%) 227 (17) 401 (28) < 0.001
Cardiac, N (%) 74 (6) 195 (14) < 0.001
Non-Fatal Myocardial infarction, N (%) 97 (7) 142 (10) 0.008
Cancer, N (%) 161 (12) 158 (11) 0.552
CR N, (%) 892 (66) 1063 (75) < 0.001
Cause of death
Cardiac 74 195  
  Myocardial infarction 28 79  
  Sudden Death 8 23  
  Heart failure 13 40  
  Cardiac Surgery 5 6  
  Other cardiac cause 20 47  
Non-cardiac 153 206  
  Vascular 11 22  
  Cancer 67 82  
  Other Surgery 1 2  
  Renal or Hepatic failure 2 7  
  Accident 4 2  
  Infectious 4 3  
  Other causes 64 88  
  1. IHD ischemic heart disease, CR coronary revascularization