A 35-year-old female asked:
my father is in the hospital because he had chest pain. today, we were told he had leaking troponin. no mention of an mi. what causes this?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 51 years experience
Troponin: Troponin leak associated with chest pain is an MI until proven otherwise, this is likely why your dad is in the hospital. Discuss the situation with the doctor taking care of him. There are other reasons for troponin elevation including false elevations so ask the doctor with the most information about your dad.
Last updated Apr 21, 2018
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