The usefulness of serum troponin levels to predict 1-year survival rates in infective endocarditis


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Ipek E. G. , Guray Y., Acar B. , Kafes H., Asarcikli L. D. , Cabuk G., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.34, pp.71-75, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.03.004
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-75
  • Keywords: Infective endocarditis, outcome, troponin, biomarker, CARDIAC TROPONIN, MORTALITY, ASSOCIATION

Abstract

Background and aim: Infective endocarditis (IE) is associated with increased mortality and morbidity. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the role of troponin levels in predicting long-term survival in patients with IE.