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Association of postoperative high-sensitivity troponin levels with myocardial injury and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
The use of high-sensitivity troponin T (hsTnT) assays is growing. However, the increased sensitivity of this assay has created uncertainty about the clinical relevance of positive values in a variety of clinical scenarios. This prospective cohort study aimed to elucidate the relationship between hsTnT levels and mortality and myocardial ischaemia in 21 842 patients over age 45 years undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The authors’ aim was to detect a postoperative hsTnT threshold …
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