Impact of preprocedural white blood cell count on long term mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from the EPIC, EPILOG, and EPISTENT trials Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Coronary Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction

abstract

  • A raised pre-procedural WBC count in patients undergoing PCI is associated with an increased risk of long term death. These results suggest a key role for inflammation in coronary artery disease.

publication date

  • October 2003

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1767915

PubMed ID

  • 12975419

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1200

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 89

number

  • 10