TROPONIN T LEVELS ARE SENSITIVE MARKER FOR DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE MI
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
TROPONIN T LEVELS ARE SENSITIVE MARKER FOR DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE MI, researchers reported March 16 at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Paula Johnson, MD, et at., Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, found that elevated blood levels of cardiac troponin T (TnT), a protein found exclusively in the heart muscle and normally not present in circulating blood, "is a sensitive marker for acute myocardial infarction."
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