Sodium level on admission and in-hospital outcomes of STEMI patients treated with primary angioplasty: the ANIN Myocardial Infarction Registry.

@article{Klopotowski2009SodiumLO,
  title={Sodium level on admission and in-hospital outcomes of STEMI patients treated with primary angioplasty: the ANIN Myocardial Infarction Registry.},
  author={Mariusz Klopotowski and Mariusz Kruk and Jakub Przyluski and Lukasz Kalińczuk and Jerzy Pręgowski and Pawel Bekta and Lukasz Andrzej Malek and Cezary Kępka and Andrzej Ciszewski and Zbigniew Chmielak and Marcin Demkow and Maciej A. Karcz and Adam Witkowski and Witold Ruźyllo},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={CR477-83}
}
BACKGROUND Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte disorder reported to be a predictor of poor prognosis among hospitalized patients, but individuals with high levels also tend to have less favorable outcomes. This study investigated whether sodium level on admission is predictive of in-hospital outcome in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with primary angioplasty. MATERIAL/METHODS Included were 1858 patients admitted with STEMI for primary angioplasty. Sodium… CONTINUE READING