Published in Blood Weekly, May 8th, 2008
"Its predictive power in patients undergoing emergency surgery for acute type A aortic dissection is yet unknown. We prospectively measured pre-operative NT-proBNP in 104 patients (39 female, 35%; median age 61 years) undergoing emergency surgery for AAD during a 6-year study period. European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation risk scores were recorded and patients were...
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