Serum Cardia Markers (cardiac or serial enz)
Creatine Kinase CK
Creatine Phosphokinase CKMB
Cardiac cells die, cellular enzymes and proteins are rel into circulation
-important diagnostic tools for an MI
Used to be gold stand. Cardiac cells die, cell enz and prots are rel into circ. Important diagnostic tol. Higher lev can tell ext of dam. Do serial check. CK, CKMB start to rise w/ in 2-3 h of beginning MI. eak lev 24 h return to norm 24-38.