Using Biomarkers to "Guide" Heart Failure Management: Current Perspectives and Future Directions.
Motiwala SR, Januzzi JL Jr.SourceFrom the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
Cardiology in review.Cardiol Rev.2012 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Over the last several years, cardiac biomarkers have been shown to be increasingly useful for disease screening, diagnosis, and prognostication. The most widely used biomarkers in heart failure (HF) are natriuretic peptides, which can aid in diagnosing HF, while also identifying those diagnosed who
Lautz K, Damm A, Menning M, Wenger J, Adam AC, Zigrino P, Kremmer E, Kufer TA.SourceInstitute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
Cellular microbiology.Cell Microbiol.2012 Oct;14(10):1568-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2012.01822.x. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
Members of the NLR family evolved as intracellular sensors for bacterial and viral infection. However, our knowledge on the implication of most of the human NLR proteins in innate immune responses still remains fragmentary. Here we characterized the role of human NLRP10 in bacterial infection. Our d