Is there an obesity paradox after percutaneous coronary intervention in the contemporary era?: An analysis from a multicenter Australian registry

Terase Lancefield, Nick Andrianopoulos, Angela Brennan, Christopher Reid, Jennifer Johns, Melanie Freeman, Kerrie Charter, Stephen Duffy, Andrew Ajani, Joe Proietto, Omar Farouque

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We evaluated 4,762 patients undergoing PCI between April 1, 2004 and September 30, 2007, enrolled in the MIG (Melbourne Intervention Group) registry. Patients were classified as underweight, normal, overweight, class I obese, and class II to III obese, BMI 35 kg/m2, respectively. We compared in-hospital, 30-day, and 12-month outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660 - 668
Number of pages9
JournalJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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