Preoperative levels of heart proteins may help predict death or cardiac complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery

Preoperative levels of heart proteins may help predict death or cardiac complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery

Assessing preoperative levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), a biomarker of heart stress and structural changes, may improve risk prediction beyond the clinical risk score in patients having noncardiac surgery. Findings from a cohor…

1. Preoperative levels of heart proteins may help predict death or cardiac complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgeryAbstract: http://annals. org/ aim/ article/ doi/ 10. 7326/ M19-2501Editorial: http://annals. org/ aim/ article/ doi/ … [+4958 chars]

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