Prognostic value of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing left main percutaneous coronary intervention

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Jaberg, L ; Toggweiler, S ; Puck, M ; Frank, M ; Rufibach, K ; Lüscher, T F ; Corti, R (2011)
  • Publisher: Japanese Circulation Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-11-0095, doi: 10.5167/uzh-52739
  • Subject: Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI) | 610 Medicine & health | Clinic for Cardiology
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

BACKGROUND: Patients undergoing acute left main (LM) coronary artery revascularization have a high mortality and natriuretic peptides such as N-terminal pro-B-type (NT-proBNP) have been shown to have prognostic value in patients with acute coronary syndromes. The presen... View more
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