Article Abstract

Detectable high-sensitivity cardiac troponin concentrations and risk stratification in the emergency setting

Authors: Peter A. Kavsak, Ola Z. Ismail, Stephen A. Hill, Andrew Worster


For nearly two decades’ cardiac troponin (cTn) has been an integral component for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (MI) in patients presenting with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the emergency setting (1-4).