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Resuscitation with 100% O2 does not protect the myocardium in hypoxic newborn piglets
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    • Wenche B Børke, Research fellow, MD
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      • Berit H. Munkeby, Lars Mørkrid, Erik Thaulow, Ola D. Saugstad

    Dear Editor

    Simon J. Clark is asking some interesting questions from the paper “Resuscitation with 100% O2 does not protect the myocardium in hypoxic newborn piglets”,[1] whether cardiac troponin T (cTnT) is preferable to cardiac troponin I (cTnI) in neonates. He is referring to Trevisanuto et al.[2] that found cTnI undetectable in neonates.

    Other investigators have proven cTnI to be a reliable...

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    Cardiac troponin I or T? It might depend on your species.

    Dear Editor

    Børke et al.[1] in their paper "Resuscitation with 100% O2 does not protect the myocardium in hypoxic newborn piglets" showed a significant rise in cardiac troponin I following an asphyxial event in newborn piglets with a pleasing suggestion that normocarbia may be better for the myocardium.

    I note that the baseline levels of cardiac troponin I were also measurable. Trevis...

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