The diagnostic value of b-type natriuretic peptide, uric acid and cystatin-C in dyspneic Emergency Department patients with suspected heart failure


Senyurt G. B., ERAY O., YİĞİT Ö., Yanikoglu A.

KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.54, no.1, pp.27-33, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Journal Name: KUWAIT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-33
  • Keywords: diagnosis, dyspnea, emergency department, heart failure, CLINICAL-OUTCOMES, PROGNOSTIC VALUE, RENAL-FUNCTION, NT-PROBNP, RISK, HYPERURICEMIA, MANAGEMENT, MORTALITY, ACCURACY
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: This study evaluated the potential of Cystatin-C (Cys-C) and uric acid (UA) to predict the diagnosis of heart failure (HF) in patients with acute dyspnea compared with b-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and echocardiographic (ECHO) findings.