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Table 1 Eligibility Criteria for SILVER-AMI

From: Design and rationale of the comprehensive evaluation of risk factors in older patients with AMI (SILVER-AMI) study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Age ≥75 years Initial troponin elevation occurs >24 hours after hospital admission
Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction Acute myocardial infarction secondary to inpatient procedure or surgery
- Serum troponin I or troponin T elevation above laboratory s upper limit of normal, and either (1) ischemic ECG findings, (2) anginal symptoms, (3) imaging evidence of new loss of viable myocardium or new regional wall motion abnormality; (4) identification of an intracoronary thrombus on angiographya Transferred from another hospital with a length of stay >24 hours at the referring hospital
Unable to provide informed consent with no proxy available
  1. aIn accordance with Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction [14].