coronary disease, chest pain, acute coronary syndrome
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 1997 Dec 4;337(23):1648-53 Cohorts
IN coronary disease, chest pain, acute coronary syndrome The Use of
troponin I, troponin T
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
CPK and ECG alone
To identify early patients at risk to develop myocardial infartion or death from cardiac causes: For the 34 total events (20 deaths, 14 infarctions), troponin I was positive in 32 and negative in 2. Troponin T was positive in 27 and negative in 7.