Anaemic patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) receive less evidence-based medical therapies than other patients, which likely contribute to their poorer outcomes, an Australian study shows. An analysis of more than 8,000 patients from the CONCORDANCE registry found 21.7% were anaemic on presentation with ACS. These patients were typically older and had more comorbidities than ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Poor ACS outcomes linked to anaemia
By Mardi Chapman
26 Jun 2019