This piece argues that troponin screening might be overused, “it’s not all about the heart”. Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery (MINS) is seen as a relatively common issue driving post-operative harm. This piece gets into the detail and asks some important questions as to how focused practitioners should be upon troponin screening.
It’s part 2 of 3 from The EBPOM 2019 TopMedTalk session which debated the issue.
Presented by Mike Grocott, Professor of Anaesthesia and critical care at the University of Southampton and frequent TopMedTalk contributor.