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, cilt.39, ss.939-944, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1183/09031936.00067011
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.939-944

Özet

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).