Troponin levels within the normal range and probability of inducible myocardial ischemia and coronary events in patients with acute chest pain

Published: 27 October 2015
Author(s): Alberto Bouzas-Mosquera, Jesús Peteiro, Francisco J. Broullón, Ignacio P. Constanso, Jorge L. Rodríguez-Garrido, Dolores Martínez, Juan C. Yáñez, Hildegart Bescos, Nemesio Álvarez-García, José Manuel Vázquez-Rodríguez
Issue: October 2015
Section: Original article

Patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes and negative cardiac troponin (cTn) levels are deemed at low risk. Our aim was to assess the effect of cTn levels on the frequency of inducible myocardial ischemia and subsequent coronary events in patients with acute chest pain and cTn levels within the normal range.