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Association of body mass index and clinical complications of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Published:March 24, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.03.041
      We read the article written by McDonald et al. with great interest and appreciation [
      • McDonald D.
      • Wright A.
      • Schmidt C.
      Complications in STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction) due to BMI (Body Mass Index).
      ]. Their study showed that young patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with low body mass index (BMI) or females with a high BMI appeared to have higher risks for complications and/or death. However, the results of the study should be interpreted in consideration of some aspects as described below.
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