Sensitive cardiac troponin I predicts poor outcomes in pulmonary arterial hypertension


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Heresi G. A. , Tang W. H. W. , Aytekin M., Hammel J., Hazen S. L. , Dweik R. A.

EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.39, no.4, pp.939-944, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1183/09031936.00067011
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.939-944

Abstract

Circulating cardiac troponins are markers of myocardial injury. We sought to determine whether cardiac troponin I (cTnI), measured by a sensitive assay, is associated with disease severity and prognosis in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).