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Elevated troponin levels in absence of coronary artery disease after supraventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14562187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Generally speaking elevated troponin levels are consistent with the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and haemodynamically relevant coronary artery stenosis. However, they may also point to minor myocardial injury in other circumstances. Four patients with elevated troponin levels after supraventricular tachycardia without evidence of coronary artery disease and very low risk scores for acute coronary syndrome are described and discussed.
M J Zellweger; B A Schaer; T A Cron; M E Pfisterer; S Osswald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Swiss medical weekly     Volume:  133     ISSN:  1424-7860     ISO Abbreviation:  Swiss Med Wkly     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-16     Completed Date:  2004-02-18     Revised Date:  2011-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100970884     Medline TA:  Swiss Med Wkly     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiology Department, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers / blood
Coronary Angiography
Creatine Kinase / blood
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood
Tachycardia, Supraventricular / blood,  diagnosis*
Troponin I / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Troponin I; EC Kinase

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