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Letter to the Editor| Volume 91, P104-106, September 2021

Dynamics of high-sensitivity troponin T and myocardial dysfunction during the first 72 h of septic shock

      Highlights

      • Cardiomyopathy has an incidence of near 70% in septic shock patients.
      • Cardiomyopathy is frequently associated to LV systolic dysfunction (45.5%).
      • Hs-TnT curve differs in septic shock patients with and without myocardial dysfunction.
      • hs-TnT curve within the first 72 h is a robust signal alarm for septic shock patients.
      • In septic shock patients with myocardial dysfunction hs-TnT curve is time-dependent.
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