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Tumour biomarkers in heart failure: is there a role for CA-125?
Tumour markers are used for the screening, diagnosis, and stratification of cancer disease. Recently, the potential role of some tumour markers has also been explored in the context of heart failure. These include CA-125, ...
Levosimendan: Molecular mechanisms and clinical implications Consensus of experts on the mechanisms of action of levosimendan
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2012)
The molecular background of the Ca2+-sensitizing effect of levosimendan relates to its specific interaction with the Ca2+-sensor troponin C molecule in the cardiac myofilaments. Over the years, significant preclinical and ...
Emergency management of severe hyperkalemia: Guideline for best practice and opportunities for the future
(ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2016)
Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disorder, especially in chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, or heart failure. Hyperkalemia can lead to potentially fatal cardiac dysrhythmias, and it is associated with increased ...