Acute coronary syndromes. Challenging accepted post-MI serum potassium targets.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

On the basis of high-quality observational data, Goyal et al. have found that serum potassium levels <3.5 mmol/l or ≥4.5 mmol/l are associated with increased in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction. We discuss whether target potassium levels in clinical practice and guidelines should be changed to 3.5–4.5 mmol/l.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • van Diepen, S; Granger, CB

Published Date

  • February 28, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 259 - 260

PubMed ID

  • 22371108

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1759-5010

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/nrcardio.2012.28


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England