Prevalence of elevated troponin I in end-stage renal disease patients receiving hemodialysis.

OBJECTIVES Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who are receiving hemodialysis have an increased incidence of atherosclerotic heart disease. Currently, there is considerable controversy regarding the significance of elevated cardiac troponin I (cTnI) levels in patients with ESRD. The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of elevated… CONTINUE READING