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ACS admission on weekend linked to higher mortality

April 18, 2016

In patients with ACS, hospital admission on the weekend is associated with higher mortality and lower use of invasive cardiac procedures, according to a recent report.

Patients undergoing invasive procedures demonstrated higher mortality rates compared with patients with ACS admitted on weekdays, researchers reported.

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