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Isoenzimas de la LDH - Results

Nombres alternativos

DHL; Isoenzimas de deshidrogenasa láctica (lactato)

Significado de los resultados anormales:

Debido a que la LDH se puede encontrar en muchos tejidos del organismo, la LDH total no es específica para la cardiopatía.

Normalmente, el nivel de LDH-2 es mayor que el de LDH-1; sin embargo, después de un ataque cardíaco, el nivel de LDH-1 es generalmente mayor que el de LDH-2, lo que se denomina patrón de LDH "descontrolado".

El nivel de LDH aumenta entre las 24 y 72 horas siguientes al ataque cardíaco, alcanza su pico máximo en 3 ó 4 días y se normaliza en más o menos 14 días.

Los niveles de LDH superiores a lo normal pueden sugerir:

  • Reviewed last on: 2/1/2011
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Abraham NZ Jr, Carty RP, DuFour DR, Pincus MR. Clinical enzymology. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:chap 20.

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