Mayo Clinic Laboratory and pathology research roundup: July 19

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Structural Cardiac Abnormalities in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation-Flutter and Myocardial Injury.

High sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn) is often increased in patients with atrial fibrillation/ flutter, portending a poor prognosis. The etiologies for these increases have not been systematically investigated. Our aim was to define prevalence/significance of structural cardiac abnormalities in patients with atrial fibrillation/flutter and hs-cTnT increases.

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Published to PubMed This Week

Chantell Canfield

Chantell Canfield is a web content coordinator for Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She began working for Mayo Clinic in 2021.