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ea0014p51 | (1) | ECE2007

Comparison of plasma homocysteine concentrations (HYC) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and newly or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Kurowska Maria , Tarach Jerzy S , Gernand Wojciech , Kudlicki Janusz , Tarkowski Adam , Nowakowski Andrzej , Czekajska Teresa , Solski Janusz

Introduction: The patients with ACS and scheduled for an elective coronary angiography have high frequency of both newly and previously diagnosed diabetes. The diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction have an increased risk of death. Elevated blood HYC is strongly related to an increased risk for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. This association is particularly evident in patients with diabetes.Aim of the study: An attempt to evaluat...