Serum cardiac troponin T as a prognostic marker in early sepsis.

@article{Spies1998SerumCT,
  title={Serum cardiac troponin T as a prognostic marker in early sepsis.},
  author={Claudia D Spies and V Haude and Rudolf G Fitzner and Kelly L. Schroeder and Matthias Overbeck and Norbert Runkel and Walter Schaffartzik},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1998},
  volume={113 4},
  pages={1055-63}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Sepsis is the leading cause of death in the noncardiologic ICU. Maldistributed nutritive blood flow and altered convective and diffusive oxygen transport during sepsis can lead to organ dysfunction and multiple organ failure. One of the causes of myocardial dysfunction is thought to be myocardial ischemia in sepsis; however, conventional… CONTINUE READING