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Lymphocyte potassium and magnesium concentrations as prognostic factors after acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3416328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
215 patients admitted with acute myocardial infarction were prospectively evaluated for prognostic factors. When lymphocyte potassium concentration increased by up to twofold of normal, a high lymphocyte magnesium concentration was associated with a good prognosis. However, when the increase in lymphocyte potassium concentration was greater than twofold, the presence of a high lymphocyte magnesium made no difference to mortality. Age, the female sex, anterior wall infarction, high serum enzymes, heart failure, diabetes mellitus in females and serious arrhythmias were all bad prognostic signs.
A S Abraham; D Rosenmann; M M Zion; U Eylath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0008-6312     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiology     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-19     Completed Date:  1988-10-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266406     Medline TA:  Cardiology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  194-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Lymphocytes / analysis*
Magnesium / blood*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood*,  mortality
Potassium / blood*
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
7439-95-4/Magnesium; 7440-09-7/Potassium
Comment In:
Cardiology. 1989;76(3):243-7   [PMID:  2776145 ]

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