No skin findings were noted on initial presentation. His troponin level was below 0.01 ng/mL.
Routine laboratory studies are normal; serum troponins are undetectable. Electrocardiography shows increased height of R waves in leads V4-V6; the QRS complex has a leftward axis.
Results of laboratory studies show a serum creatinine level of 1.1 mg/dL (97.2 µmol/L) and no serum troponins; urinalysis findings are normal. ... 9. /L), creatinine 2.1 mg/dL (186 µmol/L), LDL cholesterol 190 mg/dL (4.92 mmol/L), troponins normal.
in the ED), four from testing (elevated troponin level >99th percentile for the normal population, abnormal QRS axis below 30 degrees or >100 degrees, QRS duration >130 ms, and corrected QT
sensitivity troponin-T level above 14 pg/mL, and an N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide level above 125 pg/mL. ... In addition, they pointed out that potential cost savings are uncertain because of the higher laboratory costs involved in ordering
absence of cardiac biomarker release (troponin orCK-MB).
Measurement of cardiac troponin levels is a critical component in the initial assessment of chest pain patients. ... Januzzi. For example, other conditions, such as myocarditis, can lead to a rise in troponin.
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
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
Photo by Thinkstock. A recall of Roche Diagnostics Operations Elecsys Troponin I and Elecsys Troponin I STAT immunoassays because they may provide a falsely low result and incorrect results may cause