Performance of highly sensitive cardiac troponin T assay to detect ischaemia at PET-CT in low-risk patients with acute coronary syndrome: a prospective observational study

BMJ Open 2017;7:e014655. Beata Morawiec, Stephane Fournier, Maxime Tapponnier, John O Prior, Pierre Monney, Vincent Dunet, Nathalie Lauriers, Frederique Recordon, Catalina Trana, Juan-Fernando Iglesias, Damian Kawecki, Olivier Boulat, Daniel Bardy, Sabine Lamsidri, Eric Eeckhout, Olivier Hugli, Olivier Muller. .Highly sensitive troponin T (hs-TnT) assay has improved clinical decision-making for patients admitted with chest pain. However, this assay’s performance in detecting myocardial ischaemia in a lowrisk population has been poorly documented.

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  • Morawiec B1,2, Fournier S1, Tapponnier M1, Prior JO3, Monney P1, Dunet V3, Lauriers N1, Recordon F1, Trana C1, Iglesias JF1, Kawecki D2, Boulat O4, Bardy D4, Lamsidri S1, Eeckhout E1, Hugli O5, Muller O1. Performance of highly sensitive cardiac troponin T assay to detect ischaemia at PET-CT in low-risk patients with acute coronary syndrome: a prospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 10;7(7):e014655. PMID: 28698323.