Implications of elevated cardiac troponin T in ambulatory patients with heart failure: a prospective analysis.

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BACKGROUND Elevated concentrations of cardiac troponin T (TnT) have been reported in patients hospitalized for decompensated heart failure (HF). We assessed whether elevated TnT levels are associated with the severity, etiology, and prognosis of HF in stable, ambulatory patients. METHODS From 1998-1999, we prospectively collected data from 136 ambulatory… (More)

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@article{Hudson2004ImplicationsOE, title={Implications of elevated cardiac troponin T in ambulatory patients with heart failure: a prospective analysis.}, author={Michael P. Hudson and Christopher M. O'Connor and Wendy A Gattis and Gudaye Tasissa and Vic Hasselblad and Cathy M Holleman and Laura H Gaulden and Frank A Sedor and E. Magnus Ohman}, journal={American heart journal}, year={2004}, volume={147 3}, pages={546-52} }