Red cell distribution width predicts mortality in infective endocarditis


Guray Y., Ipek E. G. , Guray U., Demirkan B., Kafes H., Asarcikli L. D. , ...More

ARCHIVES OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, vol.107, no.5, pp.299-307, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.acvd.2014.04.008
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.299-307

Abstract

Background. - Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a recently recognized biomarker of adverse outcome in a number of acute and chronic conditions.