Elevation of troponin T in mechanical ventilated patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

A. Graziani, E. Del Giudice, M. Casmiro, G. Pontone, A. Lanzi, F. Mirici Cappa, G. Francesco Stefanini, Pierpaolo Casalini, Flavia Tani


Troponin T is a specific structural protein to the heart and its detection in blood is determined by cardiomyocyte damage. It has also been reported that some non-cardiac disease can increase the circulating level of troponin T. Here we reported a case of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patient with acute thoracic pain and a longstanding increase of troponin t blood levels.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crim.v2n3p22


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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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