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Risk stratification using serum concentrations of cardiac troponin T in patients with end-stage renal disease on chronic maintenance dialysis.

Authors
  • Ishii, J
  • Nomura, M
  • Okuma, T
  • Minagawa, T
  • Naruse, H
  • Mori, Y
  • Ishikawa, T
  • Kurokawa, H
  • Hirano, T
  • Kondo, T
  • Nagamura, Y
  • Ezaki, K
  • Hishida, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinica Chimica Acta
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2001
Volume
312
Issue
1-2
Pages
69–79
Identifiers
PMID: 11580911
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

cTnT concentrations offer a higher prognostic accuracy than cTnI, ANP and BNP in patients on chronic dialysis. The combination of elevated cTnT and a history of heart failure may be a highly effective means of risk stratification of these patients.

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