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Admission glycaemia and outcome after acute coronary syndrome

Admission glycaemia and outcome after acute coronary syndrome,10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.04.043,International Journal of Cardiology,P. Petursson,J. Herlitz

Admission glycaemia and outcome after acute coronary syndrome   (Citations: 18)
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BackgroundAcute phase hyperglycaemia has been associated with increased mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome. We investigated whether the predictive value of admission hyperglycaemia for mortality differs between diabetics and non-diabetics with acute coronary syndrome.
Journal: International Journal of Cardiology - INT J CARDIOL , vol. 116, no. 3, pp. 315-320, 2007
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    • ...On the other hand, data concerning associations between elevated glucose level on admission and other in-hospital complications are still limited [5, 7]...
    • ...Admission hyperglycemia was associated with increased risk of rhythm and conduction disturbances in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients [5]...
    • ...Also, pulmonary edema was more frequently observed in hyperglycemic patients [5]...

    Artur Dziewierzet al. Admission glucose level and in-hospital outcomes in diabetic and non-d...

    • ...An analysis of the literature has revealed only two studies investigating the relationship between hyperglycemia and AF in patients with AMI [8, 17]...
    • ...Despite the obvious complexity of the subject, the agreement between our results and those of Kadri et al. [8] and Petursson et al. [17] suggests the need for assessment of this relationship and its potential clinical significance in a larger, prospective study...

    Goran P. Koracevicet al. Association of stress hyperglycemia and atrial fibrillation in myocard...

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