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Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.

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Alexander, KP; Chen, AY; Wang, TY; Rao, SV; Newby, LK; LaPointe, NMA; Ohman, EM; Roe, MT; Boden, WE; Harrington, RA; Peterson, ED ...
Published in: Am Heart J
June 2008

OBJECTIVES: To describe the association between transfusion and outcomes as a function of nadir hematocrit (HCT) in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE ACS). BACKGROUND: The adverse outcomes associated with transfusion in NSTE ACS is uncertain and may vary by nadir HCT of the transfused. METHODS: Using data from 44242 patients with NSTE ACS in 400 US hospitals in the CRUSADE initiative (January 2004-December 2005), we describe blood transfusion as a function of nadir HCT and associated outcomes across nadir HCT groups (

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Am Heart J

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EISSN

1097-6744

Publication Date

June 2008

Volume

155

Issue

6

Start / End Page

1047 / 1053

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Treatment Outcome
  • Middle Aged
  • Male
  • Humans
  • Hematocrit
  • Female
  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiovascular System & Hematology
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Anemia
 

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Alexander, K. P., Chen, A. Y., Wang, T. Y., Rao, S. V., Newby, L. K., LaPointe, N. M. A., … CRUSADE Investigators, . (2008). Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes. Am Heart J, 155(6), 1047–1053. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2008.01.009
Alexander, Karen P., Anita Y. Chen, Tracy Y. Wang, Sunil V. Rao, L Kristin Newby, Nancy M Allen LaPointe, E Magnus Ohman, et al. “Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.Am Heart J 155, no. 6 (June 2008): 1047–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2008.01.009.
Alexander KP, Chen AY, Wang TY, Rao SV, Newby LK, LaPointe NMA, et al. Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes. Am Heart J. 2008 Jun;155(6):1047–53.
Alexander, Karen P., et al. “Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.Am Heart J, vol. 155, no. 6, June 2008, pp. 1047–53. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2008.01.009.
Alexander KP, Chen AY, Wang TY, Rao SV, Newby LK, LaPointe NMA, Ohman EM, Roe MT, Boden WE, Harrington RA, Peterson ED, CRUSADE Investigators. Transfusion practice and outcomes in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes. Am Heart J. 2008 Jun;155(6):1047–1053.
Journal cover image

Published In

Am Heart J

DOI

EISSN

1097-6744

Publication Date

June 2008

Volume

155

Issue

6

Start / End Page

1047 / 1053

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Treatment Outcome
  • Middle Aged
  • Male
  • Humans
  • Hematocrit
  • Female
  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiovascular System & Hematology
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Anemia