Troponin T in acute heart failure: clinical implications and prognosis in the Spanish National Registry on Heart Failure.

@article{Espartero2014TroponinTI,
  title={Troponin T in acute heart failure: clinical implications and prognosis in the Spanish National Registry on Heart Failure.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Esther Guisado Espartero and Prado Salamanca-Bautista and {\'O}scar Aramburu-Bodas and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Arias-Jim{\'e}nez and Francesc Formiga and Bernardino Roca-Villanueva and Jos{\'e} Manuel Cerqueiro-Gonz{\'a}lez and Melit{\'o}n Francisco D{\'a}vila-Ramos and Marta S{\'a}nchez-Marteles and Manuel Montero-P{\'e}rez-Barquero},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={739-44}
}
BACKGROUND Elevated troponin in heart failure has been associated with worse prognosis, but there are differences in the design and results of published studies. Our objective was to determine the association of troponin T with mortality and readmissions in patients with acute heart failure in clinical practice conditions. METHODS We included patients from the RICA registry who were hospitalized for acute heart failure. They were classified into 3 groups according to troponin T levels: normal… CONTINUE READING