Five year prognosis in patients with angina identified in primary care: incident cohort study
The objective of this study was to ascertain the risk of acute myocardial infarction, invasive cardiac procedures, and mortality among patients with newly diagnosed angina over five years. This is an Incident cohort study of patients with primary care data linked to secondary care and mortality data. 40 primary care practices in Scotland participated. Participants 1785 patients with a diagnosis of angina as their first manifestation of ischaemic heart disease were monitored between1 January 1998 to 31 December 2001.