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Admission with metabolic disorder is a useful predictor of the 1-year prognosis for patients with unstable angina, but not for patients with acute myocardial infarction: East-Osaka Acute Coronary Syndrome Registry.
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PMID:  21555939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: For patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), several studies have examined the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and prognostic outcome. However, few studies have revealed an association between the metabolic syndrome and clinical outcomes in patients with unstable angina (UA). This study compared the differences in the usefulness of recognizing metabolic disorders for the prediction of a 1-year prognosis in patients with UA and AMI. METHODS: The study cohort consisted of 1173 patients with a mean age of 67 years. The focus was on general prognostic factors and five metabolic disorders (body mass index; hypertension; blood glucose/diabetes mellitus; and, serum concentrations of triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) at the time of admission. RESULTS: According to multivariate logistic regression analysis, metabolic scores on admission positively related to 1-year mortality or major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) for patients with UA, but not for those with AMI, with an increase in either all-causes mortality or MACE being associated with the degree of metabolic dysfunction. No other general prognostic factors were related to either 1-year mortality or MACE in patients with UA. By contrast, general prognostic factors such as age and the Killip classification had a positive effect on 1-year mortality or on MACE for the patients with AMI. CONCLUSION: Accumulation of the effects of each metabolic disorder may affect mortality and MACE for patients with UA.
Shiro Hoshida; Masakazu Teragaki; Young-Jae Lim; Masayoshi Mishima; Osamu Nakajima; Yoshiyuki Kijima; Kiyomichi Yoshimaru; Masayuki Tsuchihashi; Yutaka Morita; Toshiji Iwasaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Coronary artery disease     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-5830     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9011445     Medline TA:  Coron Artery Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
aYao Municipal Hospital bWakakusa-Daiichi Hospital cKawachi General Hospital dHirakata-City Hospital eHigashi-osaka City General Hospital fIshikiri-Seiki Hospital gHoshigaoka Koseinenkin Hospital hKansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan.
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