Table 2

Highly sensitive cardiac troponin T results in patients with clinical HCM and mutation carriers without left ventricular hypertrophy

VariableClinical HCM
(n=127)
Mutation carriers
(n=53)
P value
Highly sensitive cardiac troponin T (ng/L):
 Before exercise8.3 (3.4–13.9)3.0 (3.0–3.0)<0.001
 6 hours after exercise9.9 (4.3–16.7)3.0 (3.0–3.0)<0.001
Elevated troponin (≥14 ng/L), n (%):
 Before exercise31 (24)0 (0)<0.001
 6 hours after exercise40 (32)0 (0)<0.001
Postexercise cardiac troponin rise, n (%)23 (18)2 (4)0.01
  • Data are described as medians with IQRs or numbers with percentages.

  • HCM, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.