Relationship between Body Mass Index and Outcome of Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


BACKGROUND Studies have shown controversial effects of obesity on major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We sought to investigate the impact of the body mass index (BMI) on the mid-term outcome following successful PCI. METHODS Between March 2006 and August 2008, 3948 patients underwent successful elective PCI… (More)


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