Heart and Muscle Health

Biomarkers included in this panel:

ADMA

ADMA/SDMA may be measured in individuals with multiple risk factors for the development of CVD. One of the earliest manifestations of endothelial dysfunction is nitric oxide (NO) deficiency, which promotes atherosclerosis. Asymmetric dimethylargin

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Aldolase

Aldolase is an enzyme that participates in glycolysis, which is the pathway for metabolizing glucose into energy. Elevated levels of aldolase in the blood occur in diseases of muscle including Duchenne muscular dystrophy, dermatomyositis, and polymyo

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CK-BB

There are three types of Creatine Kinase enzymes: CK-MM, found mostly in skeletal muscles CK-MB, found mostly in the heart muscle CK-BB, found mostly in your brain. It's also found in smooth muscles such as the intestine or uterus. A smal

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CK-MB

Creatine Kinase is a type of protein that is mostly found in the skeletal muscle (CK-MM). 97 to 100% of Creatine Kinase are usually found in skeletal muscle. The other two types of Creatine Kinase are CK-MB (Creatine Kinase found in the heart muscle)

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CK-MM

Creatine Kinase is a type of protein that is mostly found in the skeletal muscle (CK-MM). 97 to 100% of Creatine Kinase are usually found in skeletal muscle. The other two types of Creatine Kinase are CK-MB (Creatine Kinase found in the heart muscle)

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Creatine kinase

This test measures the amount of creatine kinase (CK) in the blood. CK is a type of protein, known as an enzyme. It is mostly found in your skeletal muscles and heart, with lesser amounts in the brain. Skeletal muscles are the muscles attached to you

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Creatine Kinase (CK), MB

Blood

The CK-MB test measures levels of a specific enzyme, Creatine kinase-MB, primarily found in heart muscle cells, to diagnose heart damage. CK-MB is one of three forms of the creatine kinase enzyme, with the others being CK-MM and CK-BB, found in diffe

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Creatine phosphokinase (CPK)

Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is an enzyme in the body. It is found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. This test may be used to: - Diagnose heart attack - Evaluate cause of chest pain - Determine if or how badly a m

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SDMA

ADMA/SDMA may be measured in individuals with multiple risk factors for the development of CVD. SDMA is primarily excreted in the urine and identifies reduced renal function. One of the earliest manifestations of endothelial dysfunction is nitr

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Troponin

Troponin proteins are released when the heart muscle has been damaged, such as occurs with a heart attack. The more damage there is to the heart, the greater the amount of troponin T and I there will be in the blood.

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Troponin T, High Sensitivity

Troponin T, High Sensitivity (hs-TnT) is an independent prognostic marker that aids in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) in an acute setting (>22 ng/L for males and >14 ng/L for females), and there is literature supporting its use to

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