Prevalence, predictors, and impact of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol on in-hospital outcomes among acute coronary syndrome patients in the middle east

Khalid Al-Rasadi, Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Mohammad Zubaid, Amr Ali, Yasser Bahnacy, Kadhim Sulaiman, Wael Al Mahmeed, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis

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Abstract

Objective: To estimate the prevalence, predictors, and impact of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) on in-hospital outcomes among acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients in the Middle East. Methods: Data were collected prospectively from 6,266 consecutive patients admitted with a diagnosis of ACS and enrolled in the Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events (Gulf RACE). A low HDL-C was defined as a level

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-209
Number of pages7
JournalOpen Cardiovascular Medicine Journal
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Keywords

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Gender
  • High density lipoprotein cholesterol
  • Low density lipoprotein cholesterol
  • Middle east
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Triglycerides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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