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Letter in response to ‘High-sensitivity troponin T for early rule-out of myocardial infarction in recent onset chest pain’
  1. Edward Carlton1,
  2. Kim Greaves2
  1. 1Emergency Department, Poole Hospital, Poole, Dorset, UK
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, Poole Hospital, Poole, Dorset, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Edward Carlton, Emergency Medicine ST5, Emergency Department, Poole Hospital Longfleet Road Poole Dorset BH15 2JB, UK; edwardcarlton{at}

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We read with interest the study by Aldous et al.1 This study adds to the growing body of published evidence that points to the safe use of new high-sensitivity troponin assays earlier in the patient journey.2–4 The authors quite rightly point out that further prospective testing is required.

The current aim of emergency department research surrounding suspected cardiac …

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