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Prognostic value of troponin I after elective percutaneous coronary interventions

Agnieszka Drzewiecka-Gerber, Janusz Drzewiecki, Krystian Wita, Jolanta Krauze, Andrzej Jaklik, Maria Trusz-Gluza, Iwona Mróz
Kardiol Pol 2004;61(8):122-125.
Vol 61, No 8 (2004)
Other
Published online: 2005-12-12
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Background: A mild and asymptomatic increase in the troponin level following elective percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) has been widely reported, however, the prognostic role of this finding has not yet been well established.
Aim: To assess prognostic value of troponin I level increase following elective PCI.
Methods: The study group consisted of 90 consecutive patients who underwent elective PCI in our institution. Troponin I level (normal values 0.1 ug/L was observed in 66 (73%) patients; of whom, 8 patients had a marked (>1.0 ug/L) increase of troponin I, with a concomitant significant elevation of the CK-MB level. Patients with a positive troponin test developed systolic LV abnormalities more often than patients with a normal troponin I level following PCI (p1.0 ug/L) which was significantly more often than in the troponin-negative patients (p1.0 ug/L) increase in troponin I level identified patients at risk of MACE. An increase in troponin I level was similar following various types of PCI.

Abstract

Background: A mild and asymptomatic increase in the troponin level following elective percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) has been widely reported, however, the prognostic role of this finding has not yet been well established.
Aim: To assess prognostic value of troponin I level increase following elective PCI.
Methods: The study group consisted of 90 consecutive patients who underwent elective PCI in our institution. Troponin I level (normal values 0.1 ug/L was observed in 66 (73%) patients; of whom, 8 patients had a marked (>1.0 ug/L) increase of troponin I, with a concomitant significant elevation of the CK-MB level. Patients with a positive troponin test developed systolic LV abnormalities more often than patients with a normal troponin I level following PCI (p1.0 ug/L) which was significantly more often than in the troponin-negative patients (p1.0 ug/L) increase in troponin I level identified patients at risk of MACE. An increase in troponin I level was similar following various types of PCI.
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Keywords

troponin i - elective percutaneous coronary intervention - prognosis

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Title

Prognostic value of troponin I after elective percutaneous coronary interventions

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 61, No 8 (2004)

Pages

122-125

Published online

2005-12-12

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2004;61(8):122-125.

Keywords

troponin i - elective percutaneous coronary intervention - prognosis

Authors

Agnieszka Drzewiecka-Gerber
Janusz Drzewiecki
Krystian Wita
Jolanta Krauze
Andrzej Jaklik
Maria Trusz-Gluza
Iwona Mróz

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