High serum troponin I concentration as a marker of severe myocardial damage in a case of suspected exertional heatstroke in a dog

Paul J Mellor, Richard J Mellanby, Elizabeth A Baines, Elizabeth J Villiers, Joy Archer, Michael E Herrtage

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Abstract

A young, overweight dog presented with sudden onset lethargy and collapse following exercise in warm environmental conditions. Investigations revealed systolic hypotension, multiform ventricular premature complexes, irregular myocardial echogenicity with poor left ventricular systolic function and a markedly elevated troponin cTnI (180ng/mL, reference range
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-62
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Veterinary Cardiology
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2006

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