Association Between Haptoglobin Phenotype and Microvascular Obstruction in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Study

JACC Cardiovascular Imaging

4 May May 2018 23 days ago
  • Pontone G, Andreini D, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Muscogiuri G, Fusini L, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Cosentino N, Marenzi G, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M, Tremoli E, Banfi C.

This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between different haptoglobin (Hp) phenotypes and myocardial infarction characteristics as detected by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in consecutive patients after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).

Reference
Pontone G, Andreini D, Guaricci AI, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Muscogiuri G, Fusini L, Fazzari F, Berzovini C, Pasquini A, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Cosentino N, Rabbat MG, Marenzi G, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M, Tremoli E, Banfi C. Association Between Haptoglobin Phenotype and Microvascular Obstruction in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Apr 13. pii: S1936-878X(18)30276-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.03.004. [Epub ahead of print]

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