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Low admission LDL-cholesterol is associated with increased 3-year all-cause mortality in patients with non ST segment elevation myocardial infarction.

Authors
  • Al-Mallah, Mouaz H
  • Hatahet, Hazem
  • Cavalcante, João L
  • Khanal, Sanjaya
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cardiology journal
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
16
Issue
3
Pages
227–233
Identifiers
PMID: 19437396
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In our cohort, lower LDL-cholesterol at admission was associated with decreased 3-year survival in patients with NSTEMI. Whether this was a result of current therapy or a marker for worse baseline characteristics needs to be studied further.

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