UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Cardiology

Title: troponin levels and prognosis

Keywords: troponin,prognosis (PubMed Search)

Posted: 2/2/2009 by Amal Mattu, MD (Updated: 6/17/2024)
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Elevated troponin levels can have been found to be prognostic of complications, morbidity, and mortality (in-hospital, short-term, and long-term) in many non-ACS conditions, such as sepsis, myocarditis, stroke (including subarachnoid hemorrhage), CHF, and pulmonary embolism.