The combination of a continuous 12-lead ECG and troponin T; a valuable tool for risk stratification during the first 6 hours in patients with chest pain and a non-diagnostic ECG.

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AIMS The aim was to examine the early prognostic value of a combination of a continuous 12-lead ECG and troponin T in patients with chest pain and an ECG non-diagnostic for acute myocardial infarction. METHODS AND RESULTS ST monitoring was performed and samples for analysis of troponin T were collected from admission for 12 h from 598 patients. After 6 h… (More)

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