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How can troponin relate to myocardial infarctions?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Injured heart muscle

Injured heart muscle leak troponin into the blood stream and cause elevated blood levels.

In brief: Injured heart muscle

Injured heart muscle leak troponin into the blood stream and cause elevated blood levels.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Enzyme from heart

Troponin is contained within heart muscle cells and in a heart attack the damaged cells 'leak" the troponin into the blood and the elevated levels can tell doctors the heart has been injured.
If other clinical evidence is consistent this can help diagnose a heart attack.

In brief: Enzyme from heart

Troponin is contained within heart muscle cells and in a heart attack the damaged cells 'leak" the troponin into the blood and the elevated levels can tell doctors the heart has been injured.
If other clinical evidence is consistent this can help diagnose a heart attack.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
Thank
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