Diagnostic and prognostic utility of early measurement with high-sensitivity troponin T assay in patients presenting with chest pain.

@article{Aldous2012DiagnosticAP,
  title={Diagnostic and prognostic utility of early measurement with high-sensitivity troponin T assay in patients presenting with chest pain.},
  author={Sally J. Aldous and Mark A. Richards and Louise Cullen and Richard Troughton and Martin P Than},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2012},
  volume={184 5},
  pages={E260-8}
}
BACKGROUND High-sensitivity troponin assays are now available for clinical use. We investigated whether early measurement with such an assay is superior to a conventional assay in the evaluation of acute coronary syndromes. METHODS Patients presenting to an emergency department with chest pain who did not have ST-segment elevation were prospectively… CONTINUE READING