Chapter 2. Diagnostic Use of Cardiac Troponins in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

  1. Jesse E. Adams MD, FACC1,
  2. Fred Apple PhD2 and
  3. Allan S. Jaffe MD3
  1. Susanne Korff,
  2. Hugo Katus and
  3. Evangelos Giannitsis

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch2

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

How to Cite

Korff, S., Katus, H. and Giannitsis, E. (2008) Diagnostic Use of Cardiac Troponins in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, in Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach (eds J. E. Adams, F. Apple and A. S. Jaffe), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Louisville, Division of Cardiology 100 Mallard Creek, Louisville, KY 40202, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  3. 3

    Cardiovascular Division and Cardiovascular Research, Institute and Division of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134187

Online ISBN: 9780470691984

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Keywords:

  • myocardial necrosis;
  • potassium;
  • myocardial infarction;
  • platelets;
  • coronary angiography

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Representative Clinical Case

  • Discussion of Case

  • References