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Olle Melander

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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

Summary, in 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.

Department/s

  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2014

Language

English

Pages

1119-1124

Publication/Series

Heart

Volume

100

Issue

14

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

BMJ Publishing Group

Topic

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Status

Published

Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1355-6037