S100A8/A9 complex as a new biomarker in prediction of mortality in elderly patients with severe heart failure.

@article{Ma2012S100A8A9CA,
  title={S100A8/A9 complex as a new biomarker in prediction of mortality in elderly patients with severe heart failure.},
  author={Li-ping Ma and Espen Haugen and Masaki Ikemoto and Masatoshi Fujita and Fumio Terasaki and Michael Fu},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={26-32}
}
BACKGROUND S100A8/A9 complex is a new inflammation-related protein and has a positive correlation with C-reaction protein level. However its role in chronic heart failure (CHF) remains unclear. METHODS AND RESULTS Circulating levels of S100A8/A9 complex and other biomarkers (IL-6, IL-8, TNF-α, and BNP) were measured in CHF (n = 54) and hypertensive… CONTINUE READING