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Editor's Correspondence
January 12, 2009

Acute Kidney Injury and Long-term Prognosis After Acute Myocardial Infarction

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Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(1):87-89. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2008.554

We read with great interest the article by Parikh et al1 titled “Long-term prognosis of acute kidney injury after myocardial infarction.” In their article, Parikh et al1 evaluated 147 007 patients with acute myocardial infarction and concluded that acute kidney injury during admission had an independent association with long-term mortality.

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