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Clear cardiac cath, but chest pain and troponin 0.9, 3.8, then 4.3. Causes?

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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Abnormal troponin

In your case it could be from vasospasm of the blood vessels supplying the heart.
Troponin elevation is also not always because of a heart attack. It can be elevated because of heart strain from lung clot, increased pressures inside the lung, etc ..

In brief: Abnormal troponin

In your case it could be from vasospasm of the blood vessels supplying the heart.
Troponin elevation is also not always because of a heart attack. It can be elevated because of heart strain from lung clot, increased pressures inside the lung, etc ..
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Chest pain

If you had a cardiac cath, did you not question your doctor(s) what the results meant? There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one.
Others include chest wall, intercostal muscles, esophagus, breasts, pleura, anxiety........

In brief: Chest pain

If you had a cardiac cath, did you not question your doctor(s) what the results meant? There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one.
Others include chest wall, intercostal muscles, esophagus, breasts, pleura, anxiety........
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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