Coronary Vascular Function and Cardiomyocyte Injury: A Report From the WISE-CVD

Originally published 8 Oct 2020 | Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

2020 12 15 13 52 51


Women with symptoms or signs of myocardial ischemia but no obstructive coronary artery disease (INOCA) often have coronary vascular dysfunction and elevated risk for adverse cardiovascular events. We hypothesized that u-hscTnI (ultra-high–sensitivity cardiac troponin I), a sensitive indicator of ischemic cardiomyocyte injury, is associated with coronary vascular dysfunction in women with INOCA.

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