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Red cell distribution width in heart failure: prediction of clinical events and relationship with markers of ineffective erythropoiesis, inflammation, renal function, and nutritional state.

Förhécz, Zsolt and Gombos, Tímea and Borgulya, Gábor and Pozsonyi, Zoltán and Prohászka, Zoltán and Jánoskuti, Lívia (2009) Red cell distribution width in heart failure: prediction of clinical events and relationship with markers of ineffective erythropoiesis, inflammation, renal function, and nutritional state. American heart journal, 158 (4). pp. 659-666. ISSN 1097-6744

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Abstract

Here we validate the strong, independent prediction of morbidity and mortality in HF by RDW. The described correlations between RDW and inflammation, ineffective erythropoiesis, undernutrition, and impaired renal function may facilitate the understanding why this marker is associated with adverse outcomes in HF.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine / orvostudomány > R1 Medicine (General) / orvostudomány általában
Depositing User: Prof Zoltán Prohászka
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 08:24
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2012 13:23
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/2752

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