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Behaviour and Prognostic Value of Serum Cardiac Troponin I in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease Undergoing Long-Term Haemodialysis. A Five-Year Outcome AnalysisComportamiento y valor pronóstico de la troponina I cardiaca en suero en pacientes con enfermedad renal final sometidos a hemodiálisis de largo plazo. Analisis de resultados quinquenales
(Universidad Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca, 2009-06-15)
Cardiac Troponin I (cTnI) levels are considered an important diagnostic tool in acute coronary events. However, there is controversy over their sensitivity, specificity and prognostic value in haemodialysis (HD) patients. The aim of this study was to explore the behaviour and prognostic value of cardiac troponin I in HD patients. Thirty-four asymptomatic patients undergoing long-term haemodialysis were studied. Samples ...