Lars-Olof Hansson

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BACKGROUND Increased levels of N-terminal prohormone brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are associated with left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), but the relation of NT-proBNP to ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) and hypertensive target organ damage in high-risk patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) has not(More)
BACKGROUND Most patients with chest pain are discharged from the emergency department (ED) with the diagnosis "unspecified chest pain." It is unknown if evaluation with a high-sensitivity troponin T (hsTnT) assay affects prognosis in this large population. OBJECTIVES The aim was to investigate whether the introduction of an hsTnT assay is associated with(More)
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