Effect of elevated leukocyte count on in-hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarctionFamily Medicine and Community Health Publications and Presentations
UMMS AffiliationDepartment of Family Medicine and Community Health; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
SubjectsAged; Female; Hospital Mortality; Humans; Leukocyte Count; Male; Myocardial Infarction; Prognosis; Regression Analysis
AbstractThe peripheral white blood cell count on presentation with acute myocardial infarction directly correlates with short-term in-hospital mortality. This association is independent of other prognostic factors, including extent and size of the acute myocardial infarction.
SourceAm J Cardiol. 1996 Oct 15;78(8):945-8.
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Citation InformationMark I. Furman, Richard C. Becker, Jorge L. Yarzebski, Judith A. Savageau, et al.. "Effect of elevated leukocyte count on in-hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction" Vol. 78 Iss. 8 (1996) ISSN: 0002-9149 (Print)
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