Troponin Marker for Acute Coronary Occlusion and Patient Outcome Following Cardiac Arrest.

INTRODUCTION The utility of troponin as a marker for acute coronary occlusion and patient outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is unclear. We sought to determine whether initial or peak troponin was associated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), OHCA survival or neurological outcome. METHODS Single-center retrospective-cohort… CONTINUE READING