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High-sensitivity troponin testing at the point of care for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction: a prospective emergency department clinical evaluation

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  • Handling editor Richard Body

  • X @JamieCooperEM

  • Presented at These results were presented at the RCEM Scotland EM Clinical Conference, Glasgow, 10 May 2023.

  • Contributors JGC and BLC conceived the study and its design. JMC, AM, SMW, BLC and JGC acquired the data, JMC and JGC performed the analysis and JMC, BLC and JGC interpreted the data. JMC and JGC drafted the manuscript and all authors reviewed the manuscript critically for intellectually important content and provided their final approval of the version to be submitted. All authors are accountable for the work.

  • Funding Siemens Healthineers provided the Siemens Atellica VTLi point-of-care instrument and troponin test cartridges but had no input into the design or administration of the evaluation. JMC received support from the NHS Grampian Endowment Fund and JGC is supported by NHS Research Scotland.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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