Prognostic impact of admission high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in acute myocardial infarction patients with and without diabetes mellitus

Cardiovasc Diabetol

23 Ottobre Ott 2020 one month ago
  • Lucci C, Cosentino N, Genovese S, Campodonico J, Milazzo V, De Metrio M, Rondinelli M, Riggio D, Biondi ML, Rubino M, Celentano K, Bonomi A, Capra N, Veglia F, Agostoni P, Bartorelli AL, Marenzi G

High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) elevation frequently occurs in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is associated with adverse outcomes. Since diabetes mellitus (DM) is characterized by an underlying chronic inflammation, hs-CRP may have a different prognostic power in AMI patients with and without DM.

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Lucci C, Cosentino N, Genovese S, Campodonico J, Milazzo V, De Metrio M, Rondinelli M, Riggio D, Biondi ML, Rubino M, Celentano K, Bonomi A, Capra N, Veglia F, Agostoni P, Bartorelli AL, Marenzi G. Prognostic impact of admission high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in acute myocardial infarction patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2020 Oct 20;19(1):183. doi: 10.1186/s12933-020-01157-7.

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