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Can you die from elevated troponin levels?
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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No
An elevated level in the blood may indicate heart damage.
The amount of elevation is proportional to the amount of damage. Thus a massive heart attack would result in high level of troponin elevation and would suggest more severe heart damage.

In brief: No
An elevated level in the blood may indicate heart damage.
The amount of elevation is proportional to the amount of damage. Thus a massive heart attack would result in high level of troponin elevation and would suggest more severe heart damage.
Dr. Martin Bress
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Indirectly
Since elevated troponins may mean a heart attack and since heart attacks can be fatal ; indirectly yes.

In brief: Indirectly
Since elevated troponins may mean a heart attack and since heart attacks can be fatal ; indirectly yes.
Dr. Mark Stern
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