Search results for "Troponin"

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Cases from Yale-New Haven Hospital

Repeat EKG showed no dynamic changes. Three negative troponin T values (Roche high-sensitivity assay) were obtained over the subsequent 24 hours. ... Cardiac-specific, high-sensitivity troponin has been demonstrated as the principal predictor of early
November 2012

MI performance measures, health literacy and LOS, and more

early cardiac troponin measurement (within six hours of arrival), and. participation in a regional or national acute MI registry. ... Most of the data were also gathered before high-sensitivity troponin assays became standard.
February 2018

New pathway may rule out more patients, miss fewer MIs than guideline-approved pathway

Researchers compared the safety and efficacy of the European Society of Cardiology rule-out pathway and the new pathway, which incorporates lower cardiac troponin concentrations. ... Researchers compared the safety and efficacy of the ESC rule-out
January 2017

Myopericarditis: A clinical review

a subsequent troponin level of 4.85 mg/dL at 10:10 a.m. ... Cardiac enzymes (CK-MB fraction or troponin I or T) may be elevated in myopericarditis.
September 2015

Cardiac biomarkers: easy to use and misuse

Experts offer advice on using cardiac troponin and natriuretic peptides to optimize patient care. ... However, carbon monoxide poisoning can elevate troponin, as can myocarditis. “You know that critically ill patients can have elevated troponins and
July 2012

Prognostic value of acute-to-chronic glycemic ratio better than glycemia at admission for AMI patients

Patients' A/C glycemic ratio predicted a composite of in-hospital mortality, acute pulmonary edema, and cardiogenic shock as well as troponin I peak value, a prospective study in Italy found. ... A/C glycemic ratio remained an independent predictor of
February 2018

Many patients in ED and hospital have troponin levels above stated upper limit of normal

Clinicians should understand the limitations of troponin testing as a method to diagnose acute myocardial infarction and order the test only when there is a clear indication, the authors advised. ... The study's limitations include the use of a single
March 2019

Negative high-sensitivity troponin T assays in ED may help avoid unnecessary admissions

Patients with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome but two negative high-sensitivity troponin T assays were unlikely to have adverse cardiovascular events in the next 30 days. ... Let's celebrate the advent of high-sensitivity troponin tests in the United
December 2017

Recent Research

Troponin T levels independently predict 30-day mortality after noncardiac surgery, a recent study found. ... The patients' peak troponin T measurements were collected and compared with 30-day mortality rates.
October 2012

New definition of MI released

Percutaneous coronary intervention-related MI is defined, in patients with normal baseline troponin, as elevation >5 99th percentile. ... If the baseline troponin value was elevated, it is defined as a rise of more than 20%.
September 2012

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