Chapter 5. So You Think You Have a “False-Positive” Troponin?

  1. Jesse E. Adams MD, FACC1,
  2. Fred Apple PhD2 and
  3. Allan S. Jaffe MD3
  1. Jesse E. Adams

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch5

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

How to Cite

Adams, J. E. (2007) So You Think You Have a “False-Positive” Troponin?, 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.ch5

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:

  • cardiac troponins;
  • cardiology;
  • thyrotoxicosis;
  • cardiac cellular necrosis;
  • congestive heart failure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief Review of Myocardial Ischemia and Necrosis Pertinent to Clinical Practice

  • Case 1

  • Discussion of Case 1

  • Case 2

  • Discussion of Case 2

  • Case 3

  • Discussion of Case 3

  • Conclusion

  • References