CURRENT OPINION Recommendations for the use of natriuretic peptides in acute cardiac care A position statement from the Study Group on Biomarkers in Cardiology of the ESC Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care

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Cardiac biomarkers are integral to the diagnosis and the treatment of acutely ill cardiac patients. The Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care of the European Society of Cardiology has established a Study Group to deal with issues related to cardiac biomarkers in this important area. Biomarkers are used to augment physician skill and judgment. Accordingly, we… (More)

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@inproceedings{Thygesen2012CURRENTOR, title={CURRENT OPINION Recommendations for the use of natriuretic peptides in acute cardiac care A position statement from the Study Group on Biomarkers in Cardiology of the ESC Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care}, author={Kristian Anton Thygesen and Johannes M Mair and Christian M{\"{u}ller and Kurt Huber and Michael Weber and Mario Plebani and Yonathan J Hasin and Luigi Maria Biasucci and Evangelos Giannitsis and Bertil Lindahl and Wolfgang Koenig and Marco Tubaro and Paul O. Collinson and Hugo A. Katus and Marcello Galvani and Per Venge and Joseph Stephen Alpert and C. W. Hamm and Allan S. Jaffe}, year={2012} }