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Prevalence and treatment of patients with heart failure with special emphasis on diuretics
Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem worldwide with an estimated prevalence of about 1-2% in the Western world. The temporal trend for prevalence of HF has never been investigated in a nationwide ...
Heart failure epidemiology with emphasis on young adults
Background: Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem worldwide with exponentially increasing incidence with age and the majority of patients being elderly. In recent years, an increase in hospitalization and prevalence ...
Clinical relevance of high-sensitive Troponin T in cardiovascular disease
Background and aims: Troponin T (hs-cTnT) is a cardiac damage marker used in the diagnosis of non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and for prognostic assessment. Clinical decision-making should ideally ...