Recommendations for the use of natriuretic peptides in acute cardiac care: A position statement from the Study Group on Biomarkers in Cardiology of the ESC Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care

Kristian Thygesen, Johannes Mair, Christian Mueller, Kurt Huber, Michael Weber, Mario Plebani, Yonathan Hasin, Luigi M. Biasucci, Evangelos Giannitsis, Bertil Lindahl, Wolfgang Koenig, Marco Tubaro, Paul Collinson, Hugo Katus, Marcello Galvani, Per Venge, Joseph S. Alpert, Christian Hamm, Allan S. Jaffe

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2001-2006
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume33
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Conflict of interest: K.T. has received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics and Dade Behring; J.M. received lecture honoraria from Siemens Medical Solutions and minor consulting fees from Abbott Diagnostics and Philips; H.K. holds a patent on the cardiac troponin T assay jointly with Roche Diagnostics. A.S.J. has received consulting honoraria from most of the major diagnostic companies including Beckman-Coulter and Siemens; M.T. has been member of the advisory boards of Roche Diagnostics and Abbott Diagnostics and he has received lecture honoraria from Biosite/Inverness, Abbott Diagnostics and Dade Behring; J.A. received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics and Siemens Diagnostics; L.B. has been consultant for Siemens Diagnostics, Roche Diagnostics and Abbott Diagnostics; P.C. has been consultant for Dade Behring; M.P. has been consultant for Siemens Diagnostics; C.H. has been consultant for Abbott Diagnostics and Roche Diagnostics; E.G. received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics, Bayer Vital, Mitsubishi Chemicals and was consultant for Roche Diagnostics; C.M. received lecture honoraria from Abbott Diagnostics, Biosite, Brahms, Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Diagnostics and he has received support from the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP00B-102853), the Swiss Heart Foundation, Abbott Diagnostics, Biosite, Brahms, Nanosphere, Roche Diagnostics and Siemens Diagnostics; B.L. has been member of the advisory board for Beckman Coulter and Siemens Diagnostics and he received lecture honoraria from Siemens Diagnostics and Roche diagnostics; M.G. has been consultant for Roche Diagnostics and he has received research grants from Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Diagnostics and Beckman Coulter; P.V. has received lecture honoraria and research grants from Abbott, Beckman Coulter, Roche Diagnostics, Siemens and is currently consultant for Philips and Radiometer.

Funding

Conflict of interest: K.T. has received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics and Dade Behring; J.M. received lecture honoraria from Siemens Medical Solutions and minor consulting fees from Abbott Diagnostics and Philips; H.K. holds a patent on the cardiac troponin T assay jointly with Roche Diagnostics. A.S.J. has received consulting honoraria from most of the major diagnostic companies including Beckman-Coulter and Siemens; M.T. has been member of the advisory boards of Roche Diagnostics and Abbott Diagnostics and he has received lecture honoraria from Biosite/Inverness, Abbott Diagnostics and Dade Behring; J.A. received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics and Siemens Diagnostics; L.B. has been consultant for Siemens Diagnostics, Roche Diagnostics and Abbott Diagnostics; P.C. has been consultant for Dade Behring; M.P. has been consultant for Siemens Diagnostics; C.H. has been consultant for Abbott Diagnostics and Roche Diagnostics; E.G. received lecture honoraria from Roche Diagnostics, Bayer Vital, Mitsubishi Chemicals and was consultant for Roche Diagnostics; C.M. received lecture honoraria from Abbott Diagnostics, Biosite, Brahms, Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Diagnostics and he has received support from the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP00B-102853), the Swiss Heart Foundation, Abbott Diagnostics, Biosite, Brahms, Nanosphere, Roche Diagnostics and Siemens Diagnostics; B.L. has been member of the advisory board for Beckman Coulter and Siemens Diagnostics and he received lecture honoraria from Siemens Diagnostics and Roche diagnostics; M.G. has been consultant for Roche Diagnostics and he has received research grants from Roche Diagnostics, Siemens Diagnostics and Beckman Coulter; P.V. has received lecture honoraria and research grants from Abbott, Beckman Coulter, Roche Diagnostics, Siemens and is currently consultant for Philips and Radiometer.

FundersFunder number
Dade Behring
Mitsubishi Chemicals
Abbott Laboratories
Beckman Coulter Foundation
Roche
Abbott Diagnostics
Bayer Vital
Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen ForschungPP00B-102853
Schweizerische Herzstiftung

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