Elevated serum creatinine is associated with 1-year mortality after acute myocardial infarction.

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BACKGROUND Cardiovascular mortality is high in individuals with end-stage renal disease. However, less is known about the prognostic importance of moderate renal insufficiency in patients with acute myocardial infarction. METHODS We studied all patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted through the emergency department to an urban, academic… (More)

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@article{Walsh2002ElevatedSC, title={Elevated serum creatinine is associated with 1-year mortality after acute myocardial infarction.}, author={Craig R Walsh and Christopher J. O'Donnell and Carlos Henrique A Camargo and Robert P Giugliano and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones}, journal={American heart journal}, year={2002}, volume={144 6}, pages={1003-11} }