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What cardiac markers are used to diagnose heart diseases?

Cardiac markers. Many markers are surrogates for heart disease, meaning, that their combination with other symptoms and risk factors increase the chances that heart disease is present. These are things like cholesterol testing, CRP, homocystein levels . . . etc. Markers of actually heart damage include troponin types, CPK and CK-MB levels. BNP and pro BNP can help diagnose heart failure. d/w cardiologist. Read more...