Cardiac troponin T and creatine kinase MB isoenzyme as biochemical markers of ischemia after heart preservation and transplantation.

@article{Carrier1994CardiacTT,
  title={Cardiac troponin T and creatine kinase MB isoenzyme as biochemical markers of ischemia after heart preservation and transplantation.},
  author={Michel Carrier and B Charles Solymoss and Raymond Cartier and Yves Leclerc and Lysanne Pelletier},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={696-700}
}
An ischemic preservation period of less than 4 to 6 hours for the donor heart is considered safe in heart transplantation. To determine the severity of myocardial cell damage, we measured serum creatine kinase MB isoenzyme activity, creatine kinase MB isoenzyme mass concentration, and troponin T release in 14 patients during the first 48 hours after heart transplantation. All donors had normal cardiac function at echocardiographic evaluation. The heart was arrested with cold crystalloid… CONTINUE READING