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C-reactive protein in chronic heart failure: a new predictor of survival.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18501446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
High CRP levels are associated with adverse outcomes in cardiovascular diseases. hsCRP levels increase with the severity of CHF in patients with diastolic HF as well as in systolic HF. This supports a potential role for CRP in immune activation not only in systolic but also in diastolic HF. The measurement of hsCRP levels thus has the potential to play an important role for risk assessment in patients with CHF.
Authors:
Turgay Celik; Atila Iyisoy; Murat Celik; U Cagdas Yuksel; Ejder Kardesoglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Letter     Date:  2008-05-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  135     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  396-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Int J Cardiol. 2008 Apr 25;125(3):347-51   [PMID:  17467828 ]

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