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|Title:||Clinical predictors of a positive troponin T test in patients presenting with probable acute coronary syndromes|
|Authors:||ABDUL RAZAKJR BIN OMAR |
|Keywords:||Acute Coronary Syndromes|
|Citation:||ABDUL RAZAKJR BIN OMAR, Ping, C., Tan, H.C., Lim, Y.T. (2005). Clinical predictors of a positive troponin T test in patients presenting with probable acute coronary syndromes. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60 (1) : 50-53. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients with positive troponin T (TnT) test are at higher risk for death and myocardial reinfarction. They would significantly benefit from early aggressive pharmacologic and invasive therapy. However, TnT test is not widely available. This retrospective study of 173 patients with ACS showed that prolonged or repetitive episodes of angina at rest in the previous 24 hours (p=0.01) and evidence of myocardial ischaemia on ECG (p|
|Source Title:||Medical Journal of Malaysia|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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