Measurement of cardiac troponin T and myosin to detect perioperative myocardial damage during coronary surgery.


This study evaluated the use of monitoring blood levels of the isoenzyme of creatine phosphokinase, troponin T (tnT) and myosin in the detection of perioperative myocardial damage after coronary artery surgery. Serial blood samples were collected in 24 patients undergoing myocardial revascularization. The patients were retrospectively divided into three… (More)