Weight-change as a prognostic marker in 12 550 patients following acute myocardial infarction or with stable coronary artery disease.


AIMS To examine the prognostic importance of weight-change in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), especially following acute myocardial infarction (AMI). METHODS AND RESULTS In 4360 AMI patients (OPTIMAAL trial) without baseline oedema, we assessed 3-month weight-change, baseline body mass index (BMI), demographics, patient history, medication… (More)


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