Search results for "Troponin"

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Recent Research

Researchers identified 21,668 inpatients in the Veterans Affairs central databases in 2006 who had elevated troponin levels and were eventually discharged from the hospital. ... There was also some variability in troponin assays at some medical centers
December 2011

The little brown bottle

His resting EKG suggested an old inferior wall infarct and his troponins were normal.
December 2015

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

Overdose outcomes, chest pain triage, and more

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
October 2018

coding corner 4 ACP Hospitalist • December 2018 The ...

Under the new universal definition, troponin is the only recommended diagnostic biomarker for MI. ... Troponin levels are commonly elevated without any myocardial injury in chronic kidney disease.
November 2018

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

Eponymous chest pain

Their troponins are all normal, as are their EKGs. You wonder why these patients need admission when this is obviously musculoskeletal pain and all they need are nonsteroidals.
November 2013

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

Low-risk chest pain patients unlikely to have cardiac events during hospitalization

All had a primary presenting symptom of chest pain, chest tightness, chest burning, or chest pressure, as well as 2 negative troponin tests.
May 2015

In the News

P<0.001), heart rate outside the range of 80 to 120 beats/min (P=0.017), lower oxygen saturation (P=0.033), higher creatinine (P<0.001), elevated troponin level
October 2012

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