1 Protocols for Diagnosing Myocardial Infarction.
2 Troponin and Other Markers of Necrosis for Risk Stratification in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes.
3 Challenges Interpreting Cardiac Troponin Values.
4 Natriuretic Peptides and Inflammatory Markers for Risk Stratification in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease.
5 Novel Markers in Patients with Suspected ACS.
Part II Biomarkers for Evaluation of Patients with Heart Failure.
6 Use of Natriuretic Peptides in the Diagnosis of Heart Failure.
7 Biomarkers for Risk Stratification in Patients with Heart Failure.
8 Natriuretic Peptides for Disease Monitoring in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.
Part III Biomarkers for Screening in the Ambulatory Populations.
10 Newer Markers for Population Screening.
Part IV A Look to the Future.
11 Moving Toward Personalized Medicine.
- Comprehensive but concise discussion of the role of biomarkers in heart disease
- Addresses use of biomarkers in current clinical practice, as well as future indications for clinical practice
- Sections devoted to biomarkers in ischemic heart disease and heart failure, as well as discussions of biomarkers in screening and biomarkers in the future
- An essential read for anyone interested in the use of biomarkers in clinical practice