Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Troponin is an independent predictor of CV events at non-cardiac surgery

Mar. 21, 2017 - Dr. P.J. Devereaux - Hamilton, ONT, Canada

ACC 2017 Dr. P.J. Devereaux presented the VISION study, in which hs-TNT turned out to be an independent predictor of CV events and mortality around non-cardiac surgery. A post-operative peak value was determined that indicates increased risk.

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Dr. P.J. Devereaux - McMaster University, Hamilton, ONT, Canada