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Cardiac biomarkers in systemic sclerosis: contribution of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin in addition to N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide.

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Posted 22 March 2015 - 02:19 AM

Cardiac biomarkers in systemic sclerosis: contribution of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin in addition to N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide.

 

The easily obtained biomarkers may be useful for systematic evaluation and stratification of SSc patients, especially to identify those at risk of pulmonary hypertension. PubMed, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 01/20/2015. (Also see: Scleroderma Cardiac Involvement and Scleroderma Biomarkers)

 

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