A 38-year-old male asked:
Will the damaged heart muscle be rebuild / restored automatically when the elevated (3.50ng) troponin i value to the normal level (0.27ng)?
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Need careful exam: It's not enough to know the result of a lab test. One needs the results of a careful, comprehensive assessment of your situation. Usually this is provided by an internist, experienced family physician or cardiologist.
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Cardiology 21 years experience
No.: No, resumption of normal troponin levels does not mean the heart tissue is restored.
If the heart muscle is damaged during a heart attack, scar tissue will form from the damaged tissue. Medications such as ace inhibitors can help the remodeling/healing process of the remaining tissue after a heart attack which can be beneficial. The scar tissue remains.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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