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Release of troponin after exercise stress test in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  1. Pawel Dimitrow1,
  2. Renata Rajtar-Salwa2,
  3. Tomasz Tokarek2
  1. 1 2nd Department of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
  2. 2 Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Interventions, University Hospital in Krakow, Krakow, Poland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pawel Dimitrow, 2nd Department of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland; dimitrow{at}

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Recently Cramer et al 1 demonstrated very important observation on troponin level increase after exercise in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Several concerns regarding to methodology of their study should be explained. Authors decided to perform only one measurement of troponin level at 6 hours after end of exercise. In our opinion, …

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