Stunning research pinpoints a cause of sudden heart failure

Moulton, Donalee
April 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1197
Academic Journal
Reports on medical research that identified a cause of sudden heart failure. Discovery of troponin I, a protein that triggers cardiac stunning; Implications of the study as articulated by doctor Jennifer Van Eyk; Earlier research that revealed that patients with weakened hearts have a shorter form of troponin than normal.


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