High sensitivity troponin and COVID-19 outcomes

Authors: Nikolaos Papageorgiou,a,bCatrin Sohrabi,aDavid Prieto Merino,c,dAngelos Tyrlis,aAbed Elfattah Atieh,aBunny Saberwal,aWei-Yao Lim,aAntonio Creta,aMohammed Khanji,aReni Rusinova,aBashistraj Chooneea,aRaj Khiani,d,eNadeev Wijesuriya,e,fAnna Chow,e,fHaroun Butt,e,fStefan Browne,e,fNikhil Joshi,e,fJamie Kay,e,fSyed Ahsan,a and Rui Providenciaa,g Abstract Background Recent reports have demonstrated high troponin levels in patients affected with COVID-19. In the present study, we aimed to determine the association between admission and peak troponin levels and […]

Clinical utility of cardiac troponin measurement in COVID-19 infection

Authors: David C Gaze 1 2 Abstract The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 causes the disease COVID-19, a severe acute respiratory syndrome. COVID-19 is now a global pandemic and public health emergency due to rapid human-to-human transmission. The impact is far-reaching, with enforced social distancing and isolation, detrimental effects on individual physical activity and mental wellbeing, education in the […]

Troponin and BNP Use in COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020 Cardiology Magazine Authors: James L. Januzzi Jr., MD, FACC What are the potential mechanisms underlying troponin elevation with COVID-19 infection? Rise and/or fall of troponin indicating myocardial injury is common among patients with acute respiratory infections and correlated with disease severity.  Abnormal troponin values are common among those with COVID-19 infection particularly […]

Cardiac Troponin-I and COVID-19: A Prognostic Tool for In-Hospital Mortality

Authors: Baher Al Abbasi 1, Pedro Torres 1, Fergie Ramos-Tuarez 2, Nakeya Dewaswala 1, Ahmed Abdallah 1, Kai Chen 1, Mohamed Abdul Qader 1, Riya Job 1, Samar Aboulenain 1, Karolina Dziadkowiec 1, Huzefa Bhopalwala 3, Jesus E Pino 2, Robert D Chait 2 Abstract Background: The number of fatalities due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is escalating with more than 800,000 deaths globally. The scientific community remains in urgent need of prognostic tools to determine the probability of survival in […]

Can we predict the severe course of COVID-19 – a systematic review and meta-analysis of indicators of clinical outcome?

Authors: Stephan Katzenschlager ,Alexandra J. Zimmer ,Claudius Gottschalk, Jürgen Grafeneder,Stephani Schmitz, Sara Kraker, Marlene Ganslmeier, Amelie Muth, Alexander Seitel, Lena Maier-Hein, Andrea Benedetti, Jan Larmann, Markus A. Weigand, Sean McGrath , Claudia M. Denkinger   Abstract Background COVID-19 has been reported in over 40million people globally with variable clinical outcomes. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we assessed demographic, […]