Rise of serum troponin levels following uncomplicated elective percutaneous coronary interventions in patients without clinical and procedural signs suggestive of myocardial necrosis


Buturak A., Degirmencioglu A. , Surgit O., Demir A. R. , Karakurt H., Erturk M., ...More

POSTEPY W KARDIOLOGII INTERWENCYJNEJ, vol.12, no.1, pp.41-48, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/pwki.2016.56948
  • Title of Journal : POSTEPY W KARDIOLOGII INTERWENCYJNEJ
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-48

Abstract

Introduction: The new definition of periprocedural myocardial infarction (type 4a MI) excludes patients without angina and electrocardiographic or echocardiographic changes suggestive of myocardial ischemia even though significant serum troponin elevations occur following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).