Take home figure: Concept of residual inflammatory risk and the main findings of this study. High high sensitive C-reactive protein is defined as >2 mg/L. aAdjusted for age, gender, body mass index, acute coronary syndrome, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, previous coronary artery bypass graft, and baseline low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Red hazard ratio indicates a P-value <0.01. MACE, major adverse cardiovascular events, composite of death, MI, and CVA; MACEþ, MACE with any revascularization; MI, myocardial infarction.
Roxana Mehran, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
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