Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Interpreting Changes in Troponin—Case study

Interpreting Changes in Troponin—Clinical Judgment Is Essential

Two cases to study.

Questions to consider:
  1. How should acute myocardial infarction (AMI) be diagnosed according to the “universal MI” definition?
  2. Define the 2 subtypes of “spontaneous” MI.
  3. What additional testing might be performed for each patient?
  4. What change in cardiac troponin should be considered clinically important?

Open case study:
Interpreting Changes in Troponin—Clinical Judgment Is Essential

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