Cardiac Biomarkers: The Advantages of High Sensitivity 5th Generation Troponin

Frederick S. Upton Education Center, St. Joseph, MI
Jeffrey Pearson, MD

There are 8-10 million emergency department visits per year for chest pain evaluation, with an admission rate of 30-40%, but less than 10% of these patients are truly having a myocardial infarct. High Sensitivity 5th generation troponin is a superior cardiac biomarker that can safely classify most patients within 2 hours of presentation, resulting in more accurate and cost-effective care.

Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm