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Clinical Study

High-Sensitivity Troponin T: A Biomarker for Diuretic Response in Decompensated Heart Failure Patients

Table 2

Comparison of TnT levels between patients who responded to diuretic therapy versus patients who needed to increase diuretic dose.

Furosemide maintenance or increase
Furosemide decrease or oral administration
value
Between groups

hsTnT (ng/mL)
 Day 10,046 [0,033 to 0,087]0,032 [0,017 to 0,048]0,026 *
 Day 30,055 [0,032 to 0,072]0,028 [0,017 to 0,045]0,004 *
 ΔhsTnT−0,0005 [−0,043 to 0,004]−0,0010 [−0,020 to 0,002]0,51*
value within group value within group
0,955*0,025 *

Continuous variables are presented as median [interquartile range (IQR)], value. *Nonparametric test.
hsTnT: high-sensitivity troponin T.