In-hospital revascularization and one-year outcome of acute coronary syndrome patients stratified by the GRACE risk score

Am J Cardiol. 2005 Oct 1;96(7):913-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2005.05.046.


In the prospective, multicenter Canadian Acute Coronary Syndromes Registry, in-hospital revascularization was independently associated with better 1-year survival only among patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes stratified by the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events risk score; similar benefits were not observed in the low- and intermediate-risk groups. The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events risk score appears to be a useful risk stratification tool that identifies high-risk patients for whom more aggressive treatment is warranted.

Publication types

  • Multicenter Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Angina, Unstable / mortality
  • Angina, Unstable / therapy*
  • Electrocardiography
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction / mortality
  • Myocardial Infarction / therapy*
  • Myocardial Revascularization* / mortality
  • Risk Factors
  • Survival Rate
  • Treatment Outcome