Acute Card Care 2015 Dec 5;17(4):72-76. Epub 2016 Aug 5.
a Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine , Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center , Daegu , Republic of Korea.
: The prognosis of acute heart failure (HF) can be determined by cardio-renal function which is assessed by cystatin-C (Cys-C). We evaluated whether Cys-C could be a more useful prognostic indicator in acute HF, compared with uric acid (UA) and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP).Methods
: Two hundred thirty-two HF patients in the emergency room were studied using measurements of Cys-C, UA, and NT-proBNP. Read More