1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

When a sign/test has a high sensitivity, a negative result rules out the diagnosis; e.g. the sensitivity of a history of ankle swelling for diagnosing ascites is 92 per cent, therefore is a person does not have a history of ankle swelling, it is highly unlikely that the person has ascites.


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