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Arch Hellen Med, 38(3), May-June 2021, 299-304


The pathophysiology of cardiac troponin release

A. Tsembeli,1,2 G. Panoutsopoulos1
1Laboratory of Physiology-Pharmacology, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences, University of the Peloponnese, Tripoli,
2Department of Cardiology, General Hospital of Laconia, Sparta, Greece

Detection of increased troponin levels is observed in cases other than myocardial infraction. This suggests the existence of other mechanisms of troponin release, in addition to those of myocardial necrosis. In this review, the mechanisms of plasma troponin release are reported.

Key words: Apoptosis, Ischemia, Necrosis, Troponin.

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