Using a single cutoff of high sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnl) to diagnose acute myocardial infarction is both flawed and inappropriate, warn British cardiologists. While the test may be useful to rule out acute MI, the use of a single abnormal value to rule in acute MI would lead to widespread overinvestigation and overdiagnosis, they ...
Ischaemic heart disease
High sensitivity troponin tests ‘flawed’ say cardiologists
By Nicola Garrett
14 Mar 2019