DDx positive troponin

November 23rd, 2009
by reuben in ACS

1. ACS

2. Pulmonary embolism

3. ESRD

4. Myopericarditis

5. Stanford A dissection

6. Acute heart failure

7. Strenuous exercise

8. Cardiac toxins

9. Ablation therapy / cardioversion / defibrillation

10. Cardiac infiltrative disorders (sarcoid, amyloid)

11. Heart transplant (+trop can last 3 months)

12. Cardiac contusion after blunt chest trauma

13. Sepsis / critical illness

14. Rhabdomyolysis

Korff S, Katus HA, Giannitsis E. Differential diagnosis of elevated
troponins. Heart 2006;92:987-993.

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