Prognostic value of troponin T, myoglobin, and CK-MB mass in patients presenting with chest pain without acute myocardial infarction.

OBJECTIVE To assess the prognostic value of minor myocardial damage in patients presenting with chest pain without myocardial infarction. DESIGN The relative risk of suffering a cardiac event in the next six months was assessed in patients with minor myocardial damage assessed by the cardiac markers CK-MB, myoglobin, and troponin T. SETTING Emergency… CONTINUE READING