Postmortem cardiac troponin T levels in the blood and pericardial fluid. Part 1. Analysis with special regard to traumatic causes of death.

@article{Zhu2006PostmortemCT,
  title={Postmortem cardiac troponin T levels in the blood and pericardial fluid. Part 1. Analysis with special regard to traumatic causes of death.},
  author={Bao Li Zhu and Takaki Ishikawa and Tomomi Michiue and Dong Li and Dong Zhao and Shigeki Oritani and Yasunobu Kamikodai and Kohei Tsuda and Shuji Okazaki and Hitoshi Maeda},
  journal={Legal medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={
          86-93
        }
}
In forensic pathology, previous studies have suggested the possible application of cardiac troponins in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction. However, there appears to be insufficient practical data on other causes of death. The present study was a comprehensive analysis of the cardiac, peripheral blood and pericardial levels of cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in serial medicolegal autopsy cases (n = 405) with a survival time <24 h and within 48 h postmortem to assess the validity of investigating… CONTINUE READING
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