Association of hemoglobin levels with clinical outcomes in acute coronary syndromes.

  title={Association of hemoglobin levels with clinical outcomes in acute coronary syndromes.},
  author={Marc S. Sabatine and David A. Morrow and Robert P Giugliano and Paul Bryan Burton and Sabina A. Murphy and Carolyn H. McCabe and C Michael Gibson and Eugene Braunwald},
  volume={111 16},
BACKGROUND In the setting of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), anemia has the potential to worsen myocardial ischemia; however, data relating anemia to clinical outcomes in ACS remain limited. METHODS AND RESULTS We examined the association between baseline hemoglobin values and major adverse cardiovascular events through 30 days in 39,922 patients enrolled in clinical trials of ACS. After adjustment for differences in baseline characteristics and index hospitalization treatments, a reverse J… CONTINUE READING
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