What is it about?
German Cardiologist Hugo Katus is known developing a cardiac-specific troponin assay that revolutionized the diagnosis and management of myocardial injury, In recent years he has shifted his focus to the genetic causes of cardiomyopathies.
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Why is it important?
Katus's work on the troponin assay, changed the way cardiology is practised. Translation is a theme which continues to inform his work.
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This page is a summary of: Hugo A. Katus MD PhD FESC, European Heart Journal, July 2018, Oxford University Press (OUP), DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy321.
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