Biomarker-based strategy for screening right ventricular dysfunction in patients with non-massive pulmonary embolism

To evaluate the usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide and troponin I measurements in predicting right ventricular dysfunction (RVD) in non-massive pulmonary embolism. Prospective observational study. University-affiliated emergency unit, cardiology and pneumology departments. Sixty-seven patients admitted because of acute pulmonary embolism, without… CONTINUE READING