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  1. Jonas Hallén,
  2. Dan Atar
  1. Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jonas Hallén, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Trondheimsveien 235, Oslo, N-0514, Norway; jonashallen{at}

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The Authors' reply We thank Lin et al1 for their interest in our recent article on cardiac troponin I (cTnI) for the prediction of left ventricular function and remodelling following ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).2 They advise that levels of circulating cTnI are associated with the amount of myocardial necrosis, and further suggest the interpretation that a marked improvement in function observed in subsets of patients …

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