Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy

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Agacdiken A., Celikyurt U. , ŞAHİN T. , KARAÜZÜM K. , VURAL A. , Ural D.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.19, pp.373-377, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.883915
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-377


Background: Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte (N/L) ratio has been associated with adverse outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes and increased risk for long-term mortality in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. We aimed to investigate the prognostic value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio on response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).