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Retrospective Validation of High-Sensitivity Troponin with 5 Clinical Decision Instruments

Background:¬†Chest pain is the second most common reason for presentation to the emergency department (ED) and accounts for nearly 6.5 million visits each year. [1] Management often requires the utilization of clinical gestalt, laboratory analysis, diagnostic imaging, and clinical prediction …

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Cardiovascular

High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T in a Multisite United States Cohort

Introduction: Chest pain is a common reason or presentation to the Emergency Department (ED). Emergency physicians are often challenged to identify patients who are at high risk for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), from those with low risk, who might …

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Cardiovascular

High Sensitivity Troponin Testing

Troponin testing is an important component of the diagnostic workup and management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). The increasing sensitivity of troponin assays has lowered the number of potentially missed ACS diagnoses, but this has also created a diagnostic challenge …

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Cardiovascular

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