Risk factors

Troponins identify surgery patients at high-risk of death

Elevated troponin levels in the first few hours and days after non-cardiac surgery can identify patients at an increased risk of dying, an international study involving thousands of patients shows. The findings from the VISION trial of almost 22,000 surgical patients from 13 countries including Australia found patients with peak high-sensitivity troponin T (hs-TnT) between ...

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