Prognostic impact of red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for ST elevation myocardial infarction

Ergelen M., Uyarel H., Altay S., Ayhan E., Isik T., BACAKSIZ A. , ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.23, no.8, pp.517-522, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e328359614c
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.517-522


Objectives We aimed to examine in-hospital and long-term outcomes of red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in patients undergoing a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).