creatine kinase

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creatine kinase

[¦krē·ə‚tēn ′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme of vertebrate skeletal and myocardial muscle that catalyzes the transfer of a high-energy phosphate group from phosphocreatine to adenosine diphosphate with the formation of adenosine triphosphate and creatine.
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Creatine phosphokinase and schizophrenia in Singapore.
Increase in serum creatine phosphokinase after succinylcholine during sevoflurane or isoflurane anaesthesia in children.
As Table 2 presents, patients with an adverse outcome (exitus letalis) tended to have lower values of Red blood cells, Hemoglobin, Leukocytes, Blood sugar, Creatine phosphokinase, Creatine phosphokinase--MB compared with those who survived.
"We also looked at the enzyme creatine phosphokinase," Nonneman says, "which is used to determine tissue damage after a heart attack.
Blood parameters including creatine phosphokinase (CPK), CRP, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), SF, antinuclear antibody (ANA) and anti-Jo-1 antibody were measured by standard methods.
Two-thirds of the patients had an ST-elevation MI; the rest had symptoms compatible with an AMI with electrocardiographic changes accompanied by an increase in serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase or creatine phosphokinase. Early reports of randomized clinical trials, based on a subgroup analysis of BHAT, confirmed the benefit of beta-blocker therapy for both ischemic and nonischetnic systolic heart failure.
One patient experienced an elevation in creatine phosphokinase, but no other adverse events related to daptomycin were observed.
c--Increased creatine phosphokinase is a marker for the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis (Zhang, 2012).
A diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis was made based on elevated serum creatine phosphokinase levels (7810 U/l) and myoglobinuria (210 [micro]g/l).
Cardiac enzymes were examined and creatinine phosphokinase was 1945 unit/L, creatine phosphokinase MB isoenzyme was 213 unit/L and Troponin I level was 49 ng/ml.

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