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).