Relation of red cell distribution width to contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing a primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Akin F., Celik O., ALTUN İ., Ayca B., Ozturk D., Satilmis S., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.26, no.4, pp.289-295, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0000000000000223
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.289-295


Background and aim We investigated the utility of the preprocedural red cell distribution width (RDW) for predicting contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) in patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who underwent a primary percutaneous coronary intervention.