Test could help predict secondary cardiovascular risk, study finds

04/8/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Data on 984 stable coronary heart disease patients showed those with the highest high-sensitivity cardiac troponin-T levels were more than five times as likely as those with the lowest levels to suffer myocardial infarction, hospitalization for heart failure or cardiovascular death. "These findings suggest that hs-cTnT levels quantify an element of risk that is not captured by existing measures of cardiovascular disease severity," the authors wrote in JAMA: Internal Medicine.

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