Biomarkers in heart disease / edited by James A. de Lemos. - Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008. - xii, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - The AHA clinical series .

"American Heart Association."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Protocols for diagnosing myocardial infarction -- Troponin and other markers of necrosis for risk stratification in patients with acute coronary syndromes -- Challenges interpreting troponin values -- Natriuretic peptides and inflammatory markers for risk stratification in patients with ischemic heart disease -- Novel markers in patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes -- Use of natriuretic peptides in the diagnosis of heart failure -- Biomarkers for risk stratification in patients with heart failure -- Natriuretic peptides for disease monitoring in patients with chronic heart failure -- C-reactive protein -- Newer markers for population screening: focus on lipoprotein-related markers -- Moving towards personalized medicine.

9781405175715 (alk. paper) 1405175710 (alk. paper)

Biochemical markers--Diagnostic use.
Heart--Diseases--Molecular diagnosis.
Heart Diseases--blood.
Heart Diseases--diagnosis.
Biological Markers--blood.
Predictive Value of Tests.
Risk Assessment--methods.

RC683.5.C5 / B56 2008

616.12075 / B56

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