Search Tag: biomarkers

IMAGING Management


2020 15 Apr

  In healthy women, breast density typically decreases as they increase in age. By contrast, as new research from Sweden has found, women with breast cancer showed an increased density over time, which was particularly notable in women over 55 years of age.   You might also like: Dense Breasts: Supplemental Screening Trends   In a case-control...Read more

ICU Management


2018 14 Nov

A new study has validated potential biomarkers for a sepsis-triage model to distinguish sepsis patients requiring care in the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) from sepsis identified in the paediatric emergency department (PED) that does not require ICU admission. The study, led by Beata Mickiewicz and colleagues from the University of Calgary...Read more

ICU Management


2016 30 Nov

Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have become widely used in the treatment of heart failure and acute coronary syndrome. As we learn more about the function of these markers, their use has begun to expand. We can now track and utilise natriuretic peptides throughout hospital admission to monitor progress of heart failure...Read more