Usefulness of anemia in men as an independent predictor of two-year cardiovascular outcome in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Cavuolu2006UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of anemia in men as an independent predictor of two-year cardiovascular outcome in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Erdal Cavuşoğlu and Vineet Chopra and Amit Gupta and Luther T. Clark and Calvin A Eng and Jonathan D. Marmur},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={580-4}
}
Anemia has been shown to be an independent risk factor for the development of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in a variety of patient populations. In the case of patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), anemia has been demonstrated to be a powerful and independent predictor of 30-day outcomes. However, there are limited and conflicting data about the long-term independent predictive value of anemia in patients with ACS. This is in contrast to non-ACS populations in which anemia… CONTINUE READING