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Clinical significance of elevated levels of cardiac troponin T in patients with chronic heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10482168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cardiac troponin T, measured by second-generation assay, is a highly sensitive and specific marker of minor myocardial damage. Cardiac troponin T was elevated in patients with severe chronic heart failure; it identifies those with latent and progressive myocardial damage and those who are at increased risk of cardiac events.
K Setsuta; Y Seino; N Takahashi; T Ogawa; K Sasaki; A Harada; T Takano; H Kishida; H Hayakawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-21     Completed Date:  1999-09-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  608-11, A9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Cardiovascular Center, Ebina General Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Heart Failure / blood,  diagnosis*,  etiology
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood,  complications,  diagnosis
Predictive Value of Tests
Reference Values
Troponin T / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Troponin T

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