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A 42-year-old member asked:

can you tell me how and what are the factors in decreasing the ckmb level?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
I'm not sure: what you mean by this question. This is an ENZYME released upon the DEATH of CARDIAC muscle! A decreasing CKBM may be the RECOVERY phase of ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (Heart attack) Hope this helps! Dr Z

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What's a ck-mb measurement?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology 24 years experience
CK-MB is: A cardiac marker used to assist diagnoses of an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: ck-mb?

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Dr. Ragui Sadek
General Surgery 25 years experience
Creatine phosphokina: Enzyme released from the heart muscles and used for detecting heart attacks in blood testing.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the usual reference values in ui/l for ck and ck-mb?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Reference values: These are specific to the test being done and the lab that is doing them. Consult with your lab.
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A 39-year-old female asked about a 46-year-old male:

Ck-mb elevated 18; ck normal 144, trop t negative. Diagnosis?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Diagnosis: Blood tests without clinical information, indication and context have little meaning, more information needed to interpret values.

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