Changes in cardiac troponin level in Myocardial infracted patients and its relation with age
By: Faiz Ullah Khan, Rahool, Bolan Nangyal, Hasnain Nangyal, Muhammad Saleem Khan
Key Words: Age, Cardiac troponin, Myocardial infracted, Patients.
Int. J. Biosci. 9(2), 97-103, August 2016.
Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most common diseases in all over the world. It is commonly diagnosed by measurements of cardiac enzymes named as cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and cardiac troponin T (cTnT). Raised cardiac troponin levels are considered as the cornerstone in the susceptibility and sensitivity of myocardial infarction. A study was conducted for the evaluation of serum Troponin I (cTnI) levels in different age groups of both gender. There was significant (p<0.05) difference between male and females cTnI, values indicating high mortality rate in males (60.09%) as compared to females (48.57%). However, there was no significant difference (p>0.05) between age groups and cTnl values which shows that susceptibility of MI is not associated with age and some other factors may also responsible for high troponin levels included as high blood pressure, obesity and living style.