Association of a history of systemic hypertension with mortality, thrombotic, and bleeding complications following non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Dumaine2006AssociationOA,
  title={Association of a history of systemic hypertension with mortality, thrombotic, and bleeding complications following non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Raphaelle L Dumaine and C Michael Gibson and Sabina A. Murphy and M. Southard and Hung Quoc Ly and Carolyn H. McCabe and Robert P Giugliano and Christopher Paul Cannon and Elliott Marshall Antman and Eugene Braunwald},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={315-22}
}
Chronic hypertension is a well established risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease; however, its prognostic significance after a non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome remains to be established. Data from 15,414 patients included in six randomized Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) trials (TIMI 3B, TIMI 11A, TIMI 11B, TIMI 12, the Orbofiban in Patients With Unstable Coronary Syndromes [OPUS]-TIMI 16, and the Treat Angina With Aggrastat and Determine Cost of… CONTINUE READING

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