Is There an Obesity Paradox After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Contemporary Era?
An Analysis From a Multicenter Australian Registry
Terase Lancefield, David J. Clark, Nick Andrianopoulos, Angela L. Brennan, Christopher M. Reid, Jennifer Johns, Melanie Freeman, Kerrie Charter, Stephen J. Duffy, Andrew E. Ajani, Joseph Proietto, Omar Farouque and MIG (Melbourne Interventional Group) Registry
Kaplan-Meier Graph Illustrating MACE-Free Survival at 12 Months
Underweight patients had a higher major adverse cardiac event (MACE) rate up to 12 months after percutaneous coronary intervention, and obese patients had the lowest event rate. BMI = body mass index (kg/m2).