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Prognostic efficacy of cardiac biomarkers for mortality in dialysis patients

Hickman, Peter; McGill, Darryl; Talaulikar, Girish; Hiremagalur, Balaji; Bromley, Jonathan; Rahman, A; Koerbin, Gus; Southcott, Emma K; Potter, Julia

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Background: The high prevalence of cardiovascular mortality in the end-stage renal disease population is well established. The aim of this current study was to document the relative prognostic significance of established cardiac biomarkers troponin T (TnT), troponin I (TnI), B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-BNP (NT-pro-BNP) in this population. Methods: A prospective cohort study of dialysis patients undertaken in a single tertiary centre in Australia. Relevant clinical and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21706
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.01846.x

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