Table 3: Neonatal variables versus cardiac troponin T results.

VariablesTroponin (−)Troponin (+) value

Prenatal steroids74%77%
Abnormal Doppler54%37%
EOT (delivery room)25%53%
DMH55%80%
Use of surfactant45%76%
Hypotension24%34%
PDA42%74%
Use of indomethacin34%60%
Use of dopamine24%52%
Use of dobutamine27%54%
Use of diuretics42%58%
Cardiac dysfunction15%40%
Cardiac overload28%47%