Biomarkers: Troponin testing--risk stratification to stratified medicine.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Among patients with diabetes mellitus and ischaemic heart disease, high-sensitivity testing effectively identified 39.3% of patients with elevated troponin levels who were at high 5-year risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke. Compared with optimal medical therapy, revascularization did not reduce ischaemic events among patients with elevated troponin levels.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Newby, LK; Ohman, EM

Published Date

  • November 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 625 - 626

PubMed ID

  • 26440981

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1759-5010

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/nrcardio.2015.157


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England