Table 2

Prehospital findings at ECG, point-of-care troponin T and echocardiography in study patients with and without non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) requesting ambulance due to chest pain, Sorlandet Hospital 2017–2020

Patients without NSTEMIPatients with NSTEMI
n=231n=22
Ischaemic ECG changes, n (%)12 (5)7 (32)
Elevated troponin T (>50 ng/L), n (%)10 (4)13 (59)
RWMA at echocardiography, n (%)19 (8)14 (64)
ECG and TnT, n (%)0 (0)5 (23)
ECG and RWMA, n (%)1 (0)6 (27)
TnT and RWMA, n (%)5 (2)9 (41)
ECG, TnT and RWMA, n (%)0 (0)4 (18)
  • RWMA, regional wall motion abnormalities; TnT, troponin T.