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BACKGROUND Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) has been suggested as an inflammatory marker of cardiovascular risk. The predictive value of Lp-PLA2 in ST-segment elevation myocardial(More)
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance (IR) assessed by the Homeostatic Model Assessment (HOMA) index in the acute phase of myocardial infarction in non-diabetic patients was recently established as an(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the prognostic value of myeloperoxidase (MPO) in relation to in-hospital mortality and to identify the optimum time point for sampling in patients with the first anterior(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Renal function potentially has different prognostic impact in men and women with acute myocardial infarction. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic impact of chronic(More)