Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 15th, 2004
"Our objective was to describe the change in the level of troponin I in patients who undergo a vaginal or cesarean delivery. We obtained troponin I levels on admission and 1 hour after delivery in women undergoing vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Exclusion criteria included <37 weeks' gestation, a history of cardiac disease, hypertension, or cardiac symptoms," scientists in the United States report.
"The troponin I level used to indicate myocardial ischemia was 2.0 ng/mL; levels were analyzed using the Wilcoxon test. The median age of women in the vaginal versus the cesarean group...
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