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Single high sensitivity troponin test can rule out MI, evidence confirms

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1871 (Published 18 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1871
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

The use of a single high sensitivity troponin T test to rule out myocardial infarction (MI) quickly and safely in patients presenting to emergency departments with possible emergency acute coronary syndrome is supported by a meta-analysis reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.1

In December 2016 new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence stated that patients presenting with acute chest pain …

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