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BNP predicts mortality, even in patients without heart failure

They cautioned that as an observational analysis, the study is susceptible to residual confounding, and that other potentially predictive factors, such as C-reactive protein and troponin, were not compared to
May 2018

Cases from the University of Texas at Austin

Following admission, the patient's chest pain persisted and her subsequent troponin level was elevated at 40.62 ng/mL. ... Laboratory testing was unremarkable, including a troponin I level of 0.06 ng/mL.
May 2016

More things you shouldn't do

The guidelines say that if a troponin assay is not available, use CK-MB,” Dr. ... It's possible there may be some prognostic implications for these CK-MB-positive, troponin-negative patients,” Dr.
May 2014

Test yourself: Heart failure

9. /L), platelet count 158,000/µL (158 10. 9. /L), creatinine 0.9 mg/dL (68.7 µmol/L) and troponin 5 ng/mL (5 µg/L). ... Correct answer: B. Captopril and carvedilol. This patient has acute myocarditis, manifesting with flu-like systemic symptoms,
August 2010

New drug for acute heart failure failed to improve inpatient symptoms or long-term mortality

The ularitide group did have greater reductions in systolic blood pressure and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide, but no significant difference in changes in cardiac troponin T levels.
April 2017

Recent Research

Very old patients undergoing hip fracture surgery should have troponin levels measured in the postoperative period, as there is a high incidence of perioperative myocardial infarction (PMI) and the symptoms are ... Creatine kinase-MB fraction was used
January 2013

MKSAP quiz on telemetry

Laboratory studies show a serum troponin level of 5 ng/mL (5 µg/L). ... However, it would not explain a pericardial friction rub, elevated troponin level, or ST-segment elevation.
March 2012

MKSAP quiz on diagnostic testing

2. and no murmur, rub, or gallop. Laboratory studies show: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, 39 mm/h; creatine kinase, 65 U/L; creatine kinase MB fraction, 3%; and troponin T, 0.04 ... In light of the severity of her symptoms, electrocardiographic
July 2011

AHA scientific statement addresses myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease

The statement authors proposed a diagnostic algorithm in which patients being evaluated for a suspected acute MI should have the following excluded: clinically overt causes of an elevated troponin level, such ... The statement authors noted that use of
April 2019

Guideline released on management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome

It is reasonable to observe patients with symptoms consistent with ACS without objective evidence of myocardial ischemia (nonischemic initial electrocardiogram and normal cardiac troponin) in a chest pain unit or telemetry ... unit with serial ECGs and
October 2014

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