Relationship between red cell distribution width and long-term mortality in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome


Bekler A. , Tenekecioglu E., Erbag G. , Temiz A. , Altun B. , BARUTÇU A. , ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.15, no.8, pp.634-639, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2014.5645
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.634-639

Abstract

Objective: Red cell distribution width (RDW) has been reported to be a predictor of cardiac events in coronary artery disease (CAD). Here, we hypothesized that RDW level on admission would be predictive of adverse outcomes in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome (NST-ACS).