Impact of anemia on in-hospital, one-month and one-year mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome from the Middle East

Kadhim Sulaiman, Panduranga Prashanth, Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Wael Al-Mahmeed, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Haitham Amin, Nidal Asaad, Ahmad Hersi, Hussam A. Al Faleh, Shukri A. Al Saif, Alawi A. Alsheikh-Ali, Jawad Al Lawati, Khalid Al-Habib

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Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of admission anemia on in-hospital, one-month, and one-year mortality in patients from the Middle East with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methods: Data were analyzed from 7922 consecutive patients admitted to hospitals throughout six Middle-Eastern countries with the final diagnosis of ACS, as part of Gulf RACE II (Registry of Acute Coronary Events II). Anemia at admission was defined according to the World Health Organization definition (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-71
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Medicine and Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2012



  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Anemia
  • Hemoglobin
  • Middle East
  • Mortality

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Community and Home Care

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