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Red cell distribution width in relation to incidence of coronary events and case fatality rates: a population-based cohort study.

Author:
  • Yan Borné
  • Gustav Smith
  • Olle Melander
  • Gunnar Engström
Publishing year: 2014
Language: English
Pages: 1119-1124
Publication/Series: Heart
Volume: 100
Issue: 14
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group

Abstract english

High red cell distribution width (RDW) is a strong prognostic factor in patients with cardiovascular disease. We investigated the association between RDW and incidence of acute coronary events (CEs) and fatal outcome in subjects who subsequently experienced a first CE.

Keywords

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

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Published
  • Cardio-vascular Epidemiology
  • Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
  • ISSN: 1355-6037
E-mail: gustav [dot] smith [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

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