Journal article

Recalibration of the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events risk score in a multiethnic Asian population.

Mark Y Chan, Bimal R Shah, Fei Gao, Ling Ling Sim, Terrance Chua, Huay Cheem Tan, Tiong Cheng Yeo, Hean Yee Ong, David Foo, Ping Ping Goh, Soondal K Surrun, Karen S Pieper, Christopher B Granger, Tian Hai Koh, Agus Salim, E Shyong Tai

Am Heart J | Published : 2011


BACKGROUND: Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a leading cause of mortality in Asia. However, quantitative risk scores to predict mortality after AMI were developed without the participation of Asian countries. METHODS: We evaluated the performance of the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) in-hospital mortality risk score, directly and after recalibration, in a large Singaporean cohort representing 3 major Asian ethnicities. RESULTS: The GRACE cohort included 11,389 patients, predominantly of European descent, hospitalized for AMI or unstable angina from 2002 to 2003. The Singapore cohort included 10,100 Chinese, 3,005 Malay, and 2,046 Indian patients hospitalized for AMI fro..

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