Prognostic importance of predischarged troponin T levels in acute anterior myocardial infarction

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Mutlu B., Yilmaz A., Sonmez K., Eroglu E. , Turkmen M., Basaran Y.

JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.45, no.1, pp.43-52, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/jhj.45.43
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-52


The baseline cardiac troponin T (cTnT) level strongly predicts short-term mortality in acute coronary syndromes, but the added value of predischarged (V day) measures to predict short-term outcome and left ventricular (LV) remodeling in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (MI) is controversial.