My grandpa's troponin level is 74 slightly increased from yesterday.
I would explain as follows:
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I understand your concern and would explain that your grandpa's symptoms could be related to heart failure.
Increased troponin levels could also be related to inflammation, considering the normal ECG.
I would like to know if he has leg swelling or shortness of breath.
Coming to this point, I would recommend performing some tests to investigate for the possible causes underlying his clinical situation:
- a cardiac ultrasound and NT pro BNP levels for heart failure
- complete blood count for anemia
- blood electrolytes for possible imbalance
- kidney and liver function tests for possible dysfunction.
You should discuss with his doctor on the above tests.
Hope to have been helpful!
Dr. llir Sharka, Cardiologist
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