A 43-year-old member asked:
What is a biomarker?
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Dr. Mark Rasak answered
32 years experience in Cardiology
A natural substance : Biomarkers are a natural substance in the body that can be measured. Under certain conditions the level may rise and be clinically relevent the heart has biomarkers like troponins that go up with muscle damage. This would indicate a possible heart attack.
Answered on Jul 8, 2012
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