Tag: troponin

Is it Type 2 MI or a Nonischemic Imposter?

Survival gains in the management of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in recent decades don’t apply to one increasingly common category of MI. Type 2 MI, triggered...

Preoperative Cardiac Biomarker Screening Underused in Noncardiac Surgery

Despite its potential to reduce mortality, perioperative biomarker screening to reduce the risk of myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS) is underutilized, according to a...

Clopidogrel Bests Ticagrelor for Elective PCI

Ticagrelor failed to unseat clopidogrel as the guideline-recommended P2Y12 inhibitor of choice in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention for stable CAD in the randomized...

Troponin, Echo a Prognostic Power Combo in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The prevalence of troponin-defined myocardial injury exceeded 60% among selected patients...

Saliva Troponin Test for MI Has ‘Huge Potential,’ But Still Early

Dr Roi Westreich Preliminary results with a point-of-care test developed to assess cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in saliva rather than blood have shown cTnl can...

Amal Mattu on COVID-19 and Matters of the Heart

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 08, 2020 — COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has produced morbidity...

Post-Vent Mortality, Troponin for Triage

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Troponins an ‘Ally’ in COVID-19 Triage, but Message Is Nuanced

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Cardiac troponins by high-sensitivity assays (hs-cTn) should be considered “an ally...