Biomarkers: Troponin testing--risk stratification to stratified medicine.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
Among patients with diabetes mellitus and ischaemic heart disease, high-sensitivity testing effectively identified 39.3% of patients with elevated troponin levels who were at high 5-year risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke. Compared with optimal medical therapy, revascularization did not reduce ischaemic events among patients with elevated troponin levels.
- Newby, LK; Ohman, EM
- November 2015
Volume / Issue
- 12 / 11
Start / End Page
- 625 - 626
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