A systematic review of troponin T and I for diagnosing acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Ebell2000ASR,
  title={A systematic review of troponin T and I for diagnosing acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Mark H. Ebell and Douglas M. Flewelling and Cliona A Flynn},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={550-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Elevations of serum troponin T and I values are being used to diagnose acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and to rule out the condition in patients before their discharge from the emergency department (ED). However, the sensitivity and specificity of these tests vary considerably. Our goal was to systematically review the data on the accuracy of troponin T and I for the diagnosis of AMI in the ED. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the MEDLINE database using the following strategy: troponin… CONTINUE READING
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