Potential Markers in Cardiac Hypertrophy?

  title={Potential Markers in Cardiac Hypertrophy?},
  author={Bartosz Malinowski and Gabriele Fulgheri and Michal Wicinski and Elżbieta Grześk and Grażyna Odrowąż-Sypniewska and Grzegorz Grześk and Nasser Darwish},
Cardiomyopathies are diagnosed based on medical history of patient (symptoms and family history), physical examination, results of echocardiogram and in some situations additionally ECG or chest-X-ray results. Currently used non-invasive diagnostic methods, could be complemented by biochemical tests. In this review some emerging potential biomarkers such as: osteopontin, ST-2 receptor, osteoprotegerin, neopterin, urocortins, growth differentiation factor 15 and urotensin II are described. In… CONTINUE READING

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