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Am J Cardiol. 1996 Oct 15;78(8):945-8.

Effect of elevated leukocyte count on in-hospital mortality following acute myocardial infarction.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655-0214, USA.

Abstract

The peripheral white blood cell count on presentation with acute myocardial infarction directly correlates with short-term in-hospital mortality. This association is independent of other prognostic factors, including extent and size of the acute myocardial infarction.

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