Chapter 9. Cardiac Troponins and Renal Failure

  1. Jesse E. Adams MD, FACC1,
  2. Fred Apple PhD2 and
  3. Allan S. Jaffe MD3
  1. Suresh Pothuru and
  2. Christopher de Filippi

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch9

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

How to Cite

Pothuru, S. and Filippi, C. d. (2007) Cardiac Troponins and Renal Failure, 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.ch9

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



  • renal failure;
  • acute coronary syndromes;
  • tropomyosin;
  • cardiac muscle cells;
  • hemodialysis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnosing Heart Disease with Cardiac Troponin Assays in Esrd Patients

  • Prognosis of ESRD Patients Based on Cardiac Troponin Levels

  • Case Presentations

  • Summary

  • References