Which cut-off value of high sensitivity C-reactive protein is more valuable for determining long-term prognosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome?


KILIÇ T. , Ural E. , Oner G., Sahin T. , Kilic M., YAVUZ Ş. , ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.9, no.4, pp.280-289, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-289
  • Keywords: Acute coronary syndrome, high sensitivity C-reactive protein, long-term prognosis, predictive models, survival analysis, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, INFLAMMATORY MARKERS, EUROPEAN-SOCIETY, ANGINA-PECTORIS, RISK SCORE, MORTALITY, ADMISSION, EVENTS, INTERVENTION

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study to investigate prognostic efficacy of high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to identify the most valuable cut-off value of hs-CRP for determining long term prognosis.