High-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and health status outcomes after myocardial infarction.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS While high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) is a marker of inflammation and higher cardiovascular risk, its association with health status (symptoms, function and quality of life) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is unknown. METHODS Among 3410 patients with AMI from the TRIUMPH (N = 1301) and VIRGO (N = 2109) studies, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.09.019

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@article{Pokharel2017HighsensitivityCP, title={High-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and health status outcomes after myocardial infarction.}, author={Yashashwi Pokharel and Puza P. Sharma and Mohammed Qintar and Yuan Lu and Yuanyuan Tang and Philip G. Jones and Rachel P. Dreyer and John A Spertus}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2017}, volume={266}, pages={16-23} }