Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Q: Beside acute myocardial infarction, in which one condition serial followup of troponin may be of  help?

Answer: It has been suggested to follow troponin levels as a method for detecting cardiotoxicity after high-dose cardio-toxic chemotherapy, and predicting future cardiomyopathy in such patients.


Cardinale D, Sandri MT, Martinoni A, et al. Left ventricular dysfunction predicted by early troponin I release after high-dose chemotherapy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000; 36:517.

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