Search results for "Troponin"

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Stress echo and CCTA show similar safety, effectiveness for ED chest pain triage

The trial included 400 consecutive patients without known coronary artery disease and a negative initial serum troponin level. ... The study hospital did not have access to high-sensitivity troponin testing, which would have reduced the number of
June 2018

In The News

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
January 2015

Comanage orthopedics like a pro

The patient reported worsening dyspnea, and his electrocardiogram, troponin, and echocardiogram were concerning for a type 1 MI, so a cardiologist was consulted.
July 2018

In the News

Among those 697 patients with elevated biomarker or enzyme levels, 360 had elevated troponin levels and 337 had elevated creatine kinase-MB levels. ... Also, since most patients who have a perioperative MI won't have ischemic symptoms, perioperative
August 2011

A collection of individual cases

There was no asymmetry, edema, or rash on his extremities. Laboratory tests showed leukocytosis, mild elevation of aminotransferase levels, and a troponin I level of 3.05 ng/mL (reference range,
September 2019

New guidelines on perioperative evaluation and management

Finally, the guideline concludes with advice on surveillance for perioperative myocardial infarction, recommending troponin measurement and electrocardiogram if a patient has signs or symptoms suggestive of myocardial ischemia or infarction.
August 2014

Hospital value-based purchasing

While unrelated to VBP, specific documentation of NSTEMI for patients with acute coronary syndrome and elevated troponin levels is also essential for correct DRG assignment and hospital reimbursement when the aggressive
July 2013

Hospitalist mentorship, heart failure prediction

pro B-type natriuretic peptide level, potassium level, troponin level, New York Heart Association class at admission, respiratory rate, low-output symptoms, oxygen saturation, episode association with acute coronary syndrome, hypertrophy
February 2018

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

Higher-intensity care setting may not be associated with early survival in acute heart failure patients

The same respiratory variables were also associated with ward admission versus ED discharge, as were the additional factors of elevated leukocyte count, abnormal troponin level, and higher heart rate.
August 2016

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