One-hour rule-out and rule-in of acute myocardial infarction using high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T.


BACKGROUND High-sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn) assays seem to improve the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but it is unknown how to best use them in clinical practice. Our objective was to develop and validate an algorithm for rapid rule-out and rule-in of AMI. METHODS A prospective multicenter study enrolling 872 unselected… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.3698

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