Association Between Cystatin C and Cardiac Function and Long-Term Prognosis in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure.

Association Between Cystatin C and Cardiac Function and Long-Term Prognosis in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure. Med Sci Monit. 2020 Feb 16;26:e919422 Authors: Wu X, Xu G, Zhang S Abstract BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the association between cystatin C and cardiac function and long-term prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). MATERIAL AND METHODS We selected 418 CHF patients admitted to our hospital as subjects. Patients were divided into 3 groups according to the cystatin C level (Quantile 1 group: 0.65-1.04 mg/L, Quantile 2 group: 1.05-1.35 mg/L, and Quantile 3 group: 1.36-7.84 mg/L), and patients were followed up for 5 years. We used odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) to compare the results. RESULTS The cystatin C and NT-ProBNP level in the cardiac function grade (NYHA) class IV group were higher than those in the class III group (P
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