Cardiac troponins T and I in patients with end-stage renal disease: The relation with left ventricular mass and their prognostic value


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Abaci A., Ekici E., Oguzhan A., Tokgoz B., Utas C.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.27, no.12, pp.704-709, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.4960271211
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.704-709

Abstract

Background: Cardiac troponins are frequently elevated in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the absence of acute myocardial ischemia. The cause and prognostic value of cardiac troponin elevations in such patients are controversial.