The relationship between serum concentration of cardiac troponin I in chronic renal failure patients and cardiovascular events.

@article{Vichairuangthum2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between serum concentration of cardiac troponin I in chronic renal failure patients and cardiovascular events.},
  author={K Vichairuangthum and Wattana Leowattana and Leena Ong-ajyooth and Sasikant Pokum},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2006},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={714-20}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum cardiac troponin I in asymptomatic chronic renal failure patients and cardiovascular events. BACKGROUND Short-term follow-up studies on this subject produced conflicting results. MATERIAL AND METHOD A total of 63 asymptomatic patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) with regular hemodialysis were followed for 18 months for cardiac mortality, myocardial infarction events and interventional procedures such as… CONTINUE READING