Significance of serum cardiac troponin I levels in pulmonary embolism


Kilinc G., DOĞAN Ö. T. , BERK S. , EPÖZTÜRK K. , ÖZŞAHİN S. L. , AKKURT İ.

JOURNAL OF THORACIC DISEASE, cilt.4, ss.588-593, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

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Background: Some biomarkers can be helpful in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) and determining of severity and prognosis of the disease. In this study, we aimed to analyze the elevated cardiac troponin I (cTnI) levels and its association with electrocardiography (ECG) and transthoracic echocardiography (IT E) findings in patients with PE.