Outcomes of acute coronary syndrome in a large Canadian cohort: impact of chronic renal insufficiency, cardiac interventions, and anemia.

@article{KeoughRyan2005OutcomesOA,
  title={Outcomes of acute coronary syndrome in a large Canadian cohort: impact of chronic renal insufficiency, cardiac interventions, and anemia.},
  author={Tammy M Keough-Ryan and Bryce A. Kiberd and Christine S Dipchand and Jafna Cox and Caren Lee Rose and Kara J Thompson and Catherine M. Clase},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={845-55}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) has been identified as an important risk factor for cardiac events. Studies in the United States reported decreased survival and decreased use of surgical and medical interventions after myocardial infarction in patients with CRI. METHODS We studied the impact of renal function on health outcomes in a Canadian cohort of consecutive patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) between October 1997 and October 1999. The study design is an… CONTINUE READING

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