Moderately elevated serum troponin concentrations are associated with increased morbidity and mortality rates in surgical intensive care unit patients.

@article{Relos2003ModeratelyES,
  title={Moderately elevated serum troponin concentrations are associated with increased morbidity and mortality rates in surgical intensive care unit patients.},
  author={Rene P Relos and Ian K. Hasinoff and Greg J. Beilman},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={
          2598-603
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the significance of moderate elevations of serum troponin I in a surgical intensive care unit patient population in terms of its impact on indexes of outcome including mortality, morbidity, and hospital and intensive care unit length of stay. DESIGN Retrospective chart review and analysis of clinical data. SETTING A surgical intensive care unit at a tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS From the 27-month surgical intensive care unit database of admissions, 869 patients… CONTINUE READING
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