Cardiac troponin I vs EuroSCORE: myocardial infarction and hospital mortality.

@article{Simon2008CardiacTI,
  title={Cardiac troponin I vs EuroSCORE: myocardial infarction and hospital mortality.},
  author={Caterina Simon and Fabio Capuano and Antonino Roscitano and Umberto de Benedetto and Cosimo Comito and Riccardo Sinatra},
  journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          97-102
        }
}
Perioperative myocardial infarction is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in cardiac surgery. It occurs in 8% to 35% of patients. The primary aim of this prospective study was to determine the level of cardiac troponin I that indicates perioperative myocardial infarction in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass. A secondary goal was to establish the best independent predictor of hospital death. There were 180 consecutive patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING

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