A comparison of cardiac troponin I and creatine kinase-MB for selection of heart donors and as predictors of graft failure

Assad Haneya, Alois Philipp, Alexander Fabricius, Philipp Kolat, Leopold Rupprecht, Stephan Hirt & Christof Schmid
Introduction: Serum markers of myocardial cell injury are frequently measured in the evaluation of potential heart donors. The aim of this study was to evaluate cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and creatine kinase (CK)-MB as predictors of graft failure after heart transplantation (HTx). Material and methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]