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troponin

[′trō·pə·nən]
(biochemistry)
A protein species located at specific stations every 36.5 nanometers on the actin helix in muscle sarcomere.
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Consequently, a rising and/or falling concentration of cardiac troponin is central to the widely accepted Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction (3).
In a multivariate analysis, an elevated cardiac troponin I value upon admission was the most powerful predictor of in-hospital mortality, he said.
13] Nomograms can help physicians interpret the results of troponin T and troponin I at different times from the onset of chest pain and for different pretest probabilities of AMI.
ASPECT evaluated the accuracy of an accelerated diagnostic pathway (ADP) that would rule out ACS in patients who have a thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) risk score (Table 1) of 0 as well as normal troponin I, CK-MB, and myoglobin concentrations measured at the point of care (manufactured by Alere) both on arrival and 2 h later.
Troponin I measured by a high-sensitivity assay in patients with suspected reversible myocardial ischemia: data from the Akershus Cardiac Examination (ACE) 1 study.
Detectable serum troponin I in patients with heart failure of nonmyocardial ischemic origin.
20 June 2013 - Beckman Coulter Inc, part of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), said on Wednesday it had obtained US FDA 510(k) clearance for its new Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay for use on its Access 2 immunoassay system.
ATLANTA -- An elevated serum level of troponin I flags an increased risk of death in patients with a pulmonary embolism, based on the results from two independent studies reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.