Amino acid blood test illuminates abdominal aneurysms

Press/Media: Research

Description

October 16, 2019 -- The level of the amino acid desmosine in the blood is a good biomarker for potentially deadly abdominal aortic aneurysms and complements measurements of aneurysm size from imaging studies, U.K. researchers reported online October 9 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Period9 Oct 2019

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  • TitleAmino acid blood test illuminates abdominal aneurysms
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletLABPULSE
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/10/19
    DescriptionOctober 16, 2019 -- The level of the amino acid desmosine in the blood is a good biomarker for potentially deadly abdominal aortic aneurysms and complements measurements of aneurysm size from imaging studies, U.K. researchers reported online October 9 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
    Producer/AuthorEmily Hayes
    URLhttps://www.labpulse.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=pth&pag=dis&ItemID=800447
    PersonsJeffrey Huang

Keywords

  • desmosine
  • aortic aneurysm