Validation of Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Food and Drug Administration's Mini-Sentinel Program

Basic Details
Date
Friday, June 29, 2012
Type
Publication
Health Outcome(s)
acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
Description

This article describes a Mini-Sentinel project to validate an algorithm based upon International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) documented within the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD) by conducting medical record review.

Information
Time Period
2009
Population / Cohort
All individuals
Data Source(s)
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
Author(s)

Sarah L. Cutrona MD, MPH; Sengwee Toh ScD; Aarthi Iyer MPH; Sarah Foy BA; Gregory W. Daniel PhD, MPH; Vinit P. Nair BPharm, MS, RPh; Daniel Ng MD; Melissa G. Butler PharmD, MPH, PhD; Denise Boudreau RPh, PhD; Susan Forrow BA; Robert Goldberg PhD; Joel Gore MD; David McManus MD; Judith A. Racoosin MD, MPH; Jerry H. Gurwitz MD

Corresponding Author

S. L. Cutrona, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 377 Plantation St, Biotech 4 Suite 315, Worcester, MA 01605, USA. E-mail: Sarah.cutrona@umassmemorial.org