Diagnosing Acute Heart Failure: The Mathematician and the Clinician

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Oct 13;54(16):1522-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.06.022.

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bayes Theorem*
  • Biomarkers / blood
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Heart Failure / blood
  • Heart Failure / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Natriuretic Peptide, Brain / blood*
  • Peptide Fragments / blood*
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Protein Precursors
  • Reproducibility of Results

Substances

  • Biomarkers
  • Peptide Fragments
  • Protein Precursors
  • pro-brain natriuretic peptide (1-76)
  • Natriuretic Peptide, Brain