Cardiac marker

What is Cardiac marker?

These are biomarkers measured to evaluate heart function. They are often discussed in the context of myocardial infarction, but other conditions can lead to an elevation in cardiac marker level.

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My ECG readings are normal, can I go for Troponin test to check further ? is this test really useful to find if I have any cardiovascular blocks ?...

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Further testing is based on clinical presentation....

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Hi,

I would not order troponin T test or other cardiac marker...

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my partner had a weeks history of chest pain and tightness of chest. Initial ECG showed T Wave inversion. The subsequent ECG's reverted to normal....

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your question on HCM. In my opinion your friend may suffer from printzmetal angina. It is a variant of angina in which anginal pain is...

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my SGPT is 1750, what is the cause

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thanks for your query.

Alanine transaminase (SGPT) is frequently measured with Aspartate transaminase (SGOT) to evaluate liver function....

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