J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2021 Sep 13. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan Cardiology, ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Emergency Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
Aims: Controversial data have been published regarding the prognostic role of cardiac troponins in patients who need hospitalization because of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The aim of the study was to assess the role of high-sensitivity troponin plasma levels and of respiratory function at admission on all-cause deaths in unselected patients hospitalized because of COVID-19.
Methods: We pooled individual patient data from observational studies that assessed all-cause mortality of unselected patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Read More