Association of Pre-procedural High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein with In-hospital Outcome of Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Emerging evidence links an elevated baseline inflammatory status to adverse outcome among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Baseline inflammation measured by high sensitivity C-reactive protein hsCRP may prove useful for identification of high risk patients requiring adjunctive therapies. This prospective study was carried out in the department of cardiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Dhaka, during
October 2012 to September 2013.Two hundred consecutive patients with CSA and UA undergoing PCI were included in the study. Study patients were divided into two groups on the basis of hsCRP levels.


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