Association between postoperative troponin levels and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.

@article{Devereaux2012AssociationBP,
  title={Association between postoperative troponin levels and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.},
  author={Phillip J Devereaux and Matthew Tai Vai Chan and Pablo Alonso-Coello and Michael H Walsh and Otavio Berwanger and Juan Carlos Villar and Chew Yin Wang and R Ignacio Garutti and Michael J. Jacka and A Sigamani and Sadeesh Kumar Srinathan and B M Biccard and Clara K Chow and Valsa Abraham and Maria Tiboni and Shirley Pettit and Wojciech Szczeklik and Giovanna A L Lurati Buse and Fernando Botto and Gordon H. Guyatt and Diane M. Heels-Ansdell and Daniel I Sessler and Kristian Thorlund and Amit X. Garg and Marko Mrkobrada and Sabu Thomas and Reitze Nils Rodseth and Rupert M Pearse and Lehana Thabane and Matthew J. McQueen and Tomas Vanhelder and Mohit Bhandari and Jackie Bosch and Andrea Kurz and Car{\'i}si Anne Polanczyk and Germ{\'a}n M{\'a}laga and Peter Nagele and Yannick Le Le Manach and Martin Leuwer and Salim Yusuf},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2012},
  volume={307 21},
  pages={2295-304}
}
CONTEXT Of the 200 million adults worldwide who undergo noncardiac surgery each year, more than 1 million will die within 30 days. OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between the peak fourth-generation troponin T (TnT) measurement in the first 3 days after noncardiac surgery and 30-day mortality. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A prospective, international cohort study that enrolled patients from August 6, 2007, to January 11, 2011. Eligible patients were aged 45 years and older and… CONTINUE READING
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