Is blood glucose an independent predictor of mortality in acute myocardial infarction in the thrombolytic era?

@article{Wahab2002IsBG,
  title={Is blood glucose an independent predictor of mortality in acute myocardial infarction in the thrombolytic era?},
  author={Nazneem N Wahab and Elizabeth A Cowden and Neil J. Pearce and MartinJ. Gardner and Heather R Merry and Jafna Cox},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={
          1748-54
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to assess the prognostic significance of hyperglycemia in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the thrombolytic era using contemporary criteria for hyperglycemia. BACKGROUND Most studies that have examined this issue were performed before the widespread use of disease-modifying therapies and varied in their definition of hyperglycemia, assessment of risk factors, and reported outcomes. METHODS There were 1,664 consecutively hospitalized patients with AMI… CONTINUE READING
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