High-sensitivity C-reactive protein in acute heart failure: insights from the ASCEND-HF trial.
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Journal of cardiac failure, ISSN: 1532-8414, Vol: 20, Issue: 5, Page: 319-26
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- Medicine; c-reactive protein; biomarkers; acute heart failure; outcomes; Cardiology
Inflammation is associated with progression of chronic heart failure (HF). Few data exist on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels and their importance in acute HF.