Coronary score adds prognostic information for patients with acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Huang2010CoronarySA,
  title={Coronary score adds prognostic information for patients with acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Gang Huang and Jiang-Long Zhao and Huaan Du and Xian-bin Lan and Yue-hui Yin},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={490-5}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to explore the association of 3 coronary scores with major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). METHODS AND RESULTS The 958 consecutive patients with ACS were followed up until either MACE or 31(st) December 2008 occurred; 257 patients reached clinical endpoints. Cox regression analysis demonstrated that the Gensini score was associated with 90-day MACE (relative risk (RR) 1.021, P=0.004), 6-month MACE… CONTINUE READING