Iron deficiency in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention

International Journal of Cardiology

23 August Aug 2019 one month ago
  • Cosentino N, Campodonico J, Pontone G, Guglielmo M, Trinei M, Riggio D, Baggiano A, Milazzo V, Moltrasio M, Muscogiuri G, Bonomi A, Barbieri S, Assanelli E, Lauri G, Bartorelli A, Marenzi G

Iron deficiency (ID) is a known co-morbidity and a potential therapeutic target in heart failure. Whether ID is frequent also in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients and is associated with worse in-hospital outcomes has never been evaluated.

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Cosentino N, Campodonico J, Pontone G, Guglielmo M, Trinei M, Sandri MT, Riggio D, Baggiano A, Milazzo V, Moltrasio M, Muscogiuri G, Bonomi A, Barbieri S, Assanelli E, Lauri G, Bartorelli A, Marenzi G. Iron deficiency in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Int J Cardiol 2019 Jul 31. pii: S0167-5273(19)32614-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.07.083.

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