Biomarkers for differentiation of causes of respiratory distress in dogs and cats: Part 1--Cardiac diseases and pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Smith2015BiomarkersFD,
  title={Biomarkers for differentiation of causes of respiratory distress in dogs and cats: Part 1--Cardiac diseases and pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Katherine F Smith and Rebecca L Quinn and Louisa Jane Rahilly},
  journal={Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={311-29}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the current veterinary and relevant human literature regarding biomarkers of cardiac disease leading to respiratory compromise. DATA SOURCES Veterinary and human medical literature: original research articles, scientific reviews, consensus statements, and recent textbooks. HUMAN DATA SYNTHESIS Cardiac troponins (cTn) and natriuretic peptides are routinely used in human medicine. VETERINARY DATA SYNTHESIS Although biomarkers should not be accepted in lieu of gold… CONTINUE READING