Pericardial cardiac troponin I release after coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Fellahi1999PericardialCT,
  title={Pericardial cardiac troponin I release after coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={J L Fellahi and Philippe L{\'e}ger and Examinateur Pr. Philippe and Martine Arthaud and Bruno Riou and Iradj Gandjbakhch and Pierre Coriat},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={1999},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={829-34}
}
UNLABELLED Pericardial fluid can reflect the composition of cardiac interstitium in myocardial ischemia. This study investigated the hypothesis that pericardial cardiac troponin I (CTnI) measurements could be a more accurate marker of perioperative myocardial infarction (MI) than serum CTnI after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Postoperative arterial and pericardial blood samples were taken in 102 subjects undergoing elective CABG allocated to one of three groups according to the 12… CONTINUE READING
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