Congresses & News

International congresses of interest:
congress esc acca 2019


ESC ACCA 2019

Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019
Malaga, Spain
March 2-4, 2019

congress dgk


DGK 2019

Annual Meeting, German Cardiac Society (DGK)
Mannheim, Germany
April 24-27, 2019

Please visit us at
booth no. 335
congress ece 2019


ECE 2019

European Congress of Endocrinology
Lyon, France
May, 18-21, 2019

Please visit us
at booth no. B03
congress ice 2018


ICE 2018

International Congress of Endocrinology
Cape Town, South Africa
December 1-4, 2018

Latest News

Combined testing of troponin and copeptin at admission shows potential to save time and costs in acute care and for the entire hospital stay

October 08, 2018
Analysis shows the earlier identification and rule-out of patients without acute myocardial infarction are the key enablers of positive economic outcome
Read the News Press Relase here >


A Copeptin-Based Approach in the Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus

August, 2018

The direct measurement of hypertonic saline–stimulated plasma copeptin had greater diagnostic accuracy than the water-deprivation test in patients with hypotonic polyuria.
A Copeptin-Based Approach in the Diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus. Wiebke Fenske, Julie Refardt, Irina Chifu, ..., Martin Fassnacht, and Mirjam Christ-Crain. New England Journal of Medicine, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1803760

Studies about Copeptin >


Bei der Suche nach einer besseren Diagnostik für eine spezielle Art von Diabetes können Wissenschaftler jetzt Erfolg vermelden. Ihr Verfahren führt einfacher und sicherer zur passenden Diagnose.
Read the Article on uni-wuerzburg.de >

University of Basel. "Harmless or hormone disorder? A new test enables quick diagnosis for drinking by the liter."
Read the Article on sciencedaily.com >


Copeptin values significantly decreased in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) water intake trial

May, 2018
Randomized Control Trial results published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows as a secondary outcome that increasing fluid intake via coaching was adequate to lower vasopressin secretion – measured by its reliable surrogate marker Copeptin – in CKD patients.
Read the Article in Medpage Today >


Copeptin improves risk stratification of normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism

February, 2018
Study shows that Copeptin improves risk stratification of normotensive PE patients, especially when identifying patients with an increased risk of an adverse outcome.
Read the Article in the European Respiratory Journal >


Copeptin Predicts Kidney Diseases

February 22, 2018
Elevated levels of plasma copeptin, a measure of vasopressin (VP), independently predicts development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as well as other kidney diseases, according to a new study
Read Article in Renal & Urology News >
Study text "Plasma copeptin as a predictor of kidney disease" >


B·R·A·H·M·S GmbH, Teil von Thermo Fisher Scientific, gibt die Aufnahme von Copeptin in die Empfehlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (DGK) bekannt (German)

December 06, 2016
DGK folgt den Empfehlungen der ESC Guidelines für den sofortigen Ausschluss eines akuten Myokardinfarkts (AMI) mittels Kombination aus Copeptin und Troponin; legt den Einsatz für niedergelassene Kardiologen fest.
Copeptin in den Empfehlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (DGK) >

B·R·A·H·M·S GmbH, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Announces Copeptin Now Included in the German Cardiac Society (DGK) Recommendations (English translation from German press release)
Copeptin in DGK recommendations (English translation) >


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