Red cell distribution width as a novel prognostic marker in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction

Uyarel H., Ergelen M., Cicek G., Kaya M. G. , Ayhan E., Turkkan C., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.22, no.3, pp.138-144, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e328342c77b
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-144


Objectives Red cell distribution width (RDW), a measure of red blood cell size heterogeneity, was evaluated in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).