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serum creatine

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A biochemical parameter used to measure the effects of exercise. Normal levels are between 0.7 and 1.5 mg%; levels increase slightly after heavy exertion.

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Serum myoglobin and creatine kinase following surgery

A. S. Laurence.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

Serum myoglobin (by radioimmunoassay) and creatine kinase were measured for up to 7 days in 30 patients following surgical procedures, including total hip replacement and bilateral subcostal...

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serum creatine

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A biochemical parameter used to measure the effects of exercise. Normal levels are between 0.7 and 1.5 mg%; levels increase slightly after heavy exertion.

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serum creatine

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 26 words.

A biochemical parameter used to measure the effects of exercise. Normal levels are between 0.7 and 1.5 mg%; levels increase slightly after heavy exertion....

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Increase in serum creatine phosphokinase concentrations after suxamethonium during sevoflurane or isoflurane anaesthesia in children.

A Kudoh, T Sakai, H Ishihara and A Matsuki.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

We have studied whether sevoflurane or isoflurane anaesthesia modulates the effect of suxamethonium on serum concentrations of enzyme markers of skeletal muscle function in paediatric...

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Do levels of serum cancer antigen 125 and creatine kinase predict the outcome in pregnancies of unknown location?

G. Condous, E. Kirk, A. Syed, B. Van Calster, S. Van Huffel, D. Timmerman and T. Bourne.

in Human Reproduction

December 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4359 words.

BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of maternal serum cancer antigen 125 (CA 125) and creatine kinase (CK) levels in predicting the outcome of pregnancies of unknown...

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Elevated serum creatine kinase predicts first-ever myocardial infarction: a 12-year population-based cohort study in Japan, the Suita study

Makoto Watanabe, Tomonori Okamura, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Aya Higashiyama and Akira Okayama.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

December 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4810 words.

Background In myocardial infarction (MI), it is well known that serum creatine kinase (s-CK) increases after onset, but it is unclear whether s-CK elevates before MI onset. The...

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Very early diagnosis and risk stratification of patients admitted with suspected acute myocardial infarction by the combined evaluation of a single serum value of cardiac troponin-T, myoglobin, and creatine kinase MB<sub>mass</sub>

B. Jurlander, P. Clemmensen, G. S. Wagner and P. Grande.

in European Heart Journal

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 0 words.

Aims The diagnostic and prognostic capacity of biochemical markers of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department were evaluated in consecutive patients (n=155) with...

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Serum alanine aminotransferase elevations correlate with serum creatine phosphokinase levels in myositis

K. Edge, H. Chinoy and R. G. Cooper.

in Rheumatology

April 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 980 words.

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The value of maternal serum creatine kinase in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.

K Vicdan.

in Human Reproduction

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

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Prolonged elevation of serum creatine kinase (CK) without renal failure after ingestion of ecstasy.

A Williams and R Unwin.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

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A rare but important cause for a raised serum creatine kinase concentration: two case reports and a literature review

B. Galarraga, D. Sinclair, M. N. Fahie‐Wilson, F. C. McCrae, R. G. Hull and J. M. Ledingham.

in Rheumatology

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 1484 words.

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hyperCKmia

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 24 words.

A disease in which serum creatine kinase (CK) levels are persistently elevated but there is no muscle weakness. Caused by

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hyperCKmia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A disease in which serum creatine kinase (CK) levels are persistently elevated but there is no muscle weakness. Caused by defects in caveolin-3.

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Creatine supplementation does not affect kidney function in an animal model with pre‐existing renal failure

Youri E. C. Taes, Joris R. Delanghe, Birgitte Wuyts, Johan van de Voorde and Norbert H. Lameire.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 3612 words.

Background. Creatine is widely used as an ergogenic substance among athletes. Safety of prolonged creatine intake has been questioned, based upon case reports and animal data....

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creatine kinase

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Chemistry.

An enzyme involved in the metabolic breakdown of creatine to creatinine. Isomers of creatine kinase originate from brain and thyroid (BB), skeletal muscle (MM), and cardiac muscle (MB). Any...

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creatine kinase

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 54 words.

an enzyme involved in the metabolic breakdown of creatine to creatinine. Isomers of creatine kinase originate from brain and thyroid (BB), skeletal muscle (MM), and cardiac muscle (MB). Any...

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Chronic high-dose creatine feeding does not attenuate left ventricular remodeling in rat hearts post-myocardial infarction

Michael Horn, Helga Remkes, Charlotte Dienesch, Kai Hu, Georg Ertl and Stefan Neubauer.

in Cardiovascular Research

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5060 words.

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Objective: In heart failure, cardiac energy metabolism is compromised. The failing myocardium is characterized by reduced contents of...

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Confirmation of the diagnosis

Alan E H Emery, Francesco Muntoni and Rosaline Quinlivan.

in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Paediatrics. 8381 words.

This chapter describes the confirmation of diagnosis for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It notes the importance of careful clinical examination, determination of serum creatine kinase,...

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Effects of creatine supplementation on muscle weakness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

B. Willer, G. Stucki, H. Hoppeler, P. Brühlmann and S. Krähenbühl.

in Rheumatology

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 2929 words.

Background and objectives. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) frequently suffer from muscle weakness. Oral administration of creatine has been shown to improve muscle...

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overreaching

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The process of hard training that forms part of an athlete's planned training programme to stimulate physiological adaptation. When combined with adequate rest, overreaching is normal and...

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