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Donor Troponin and Survival After Cardiac Transplantation. An Analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing Registry

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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Source Name: Circulation: Heart Failure


Shivank Madan; Omar Saeed; Jooyoung Shin; Daniel Sims; Daniel Goldstein; Ileana Piña; Ulrich Jorde, Snehal R. Patel

A large retrospective study of the UNOS database advances that elevated troponin I  in selected cardiac donors is NOT associated with various adverse events. The conclusion is likely to stimulate heated discussions. A number of limitations of the study are discussed, and the POST-OPERATIVE values of this important biomarker are not included in the study.

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