Clinical Criteria Replenish High-Sensitive Troponin and Inflammatory Markers in the Stratification of Patients with Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome

@inproceedings{Sthli2014ClinicalCR,
  title={Clinical Criteria Replenish High-Sensitive Troponin and Inflammatory Markers in the Stratification of Patients with Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome},
  author={Barbara E. St{\"a}hli and Keiko Yonekawa and Lukas Andreas Altwegg and Christophe A. Wyss and Danielle Hof and Philipp Fischbacher and Andreas Emil Brauchlin and Georg Schulthess and P Krayenb{\"u}hl and Arnold von Eckardstein and Martin Hersberger and Michel Neidhart and S. Kirsten Gay and Igor Novopashenny and Regine Wolters and Michelle A Frank and Manfred B. Wischnewsky and Thomas Felix L{\"u}scher and Willibald Maier},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES In patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS), rapid triage is essential. The aim of this study was to establish a tool for risk prediction of 30-day cardiac events (CE) on admission. 30-day cardiac events (CE) were defined as early coronary revascularization, subsequent myocardial infarction, or cardiovascular death within 30 days. METHODS AND RESULTS This single-centre, prospective cohort study included 377 consecutive patients presenting to the emergency department… CONTINUE READING