Diagnostic accuracy of single baseline measurement of Elecsys Troponin T high-sensitive assay for diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in emergency department: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bottom Line: The results for 14 ng/L and 3-5 ng/L cut-off values were pooled separately.However, this method should be part of a comprehensive triage strategy and may not be appropriate for patients who present less than three hours after symptom onset.PROSPERO registration number CRD42013003926.
Affiliation: Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK Z.Zhelev@exeter.ac.uk.Show MeSH
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Mentions: The electronic searches identified 3071 records, of which 141 full text articles were assessed for eligibility. Thirty nine of them met the criteria for inclusion in the review, and one additional paper was included from the hand search.5181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950515253545556 Twenty studies (23 papers) were included in the meta-analyses reported here (fig 1).519202122232829303132343536373941424553545556 Table 1 shows their main characteristics, and additional details are provided in supplementary tables A-C.
Affiliation: Institute of Health Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK Z.Zhelev@exeter.ac.uk.