Dr Evangelos Giannitsis
Cardiologist, Medical Director of Chest Pain Unit, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany

hs-TnT Rapid Diagnosis of AMI- ESC 0h/1h Algorithm


  • European Society Cardiology (ESC) 0h/1h algorithm is recommended as an alternative to 0h/3h algorithm if a validated high-sensitivity troponin is available
  • It provides fast disposition of patients into rule-in and rule-out
  • Serial testing is recommended for early presenters
  • Similar performance is observed in relevant sub-groups of population
  • 0h/1h algorithm is cost-effective, reducing length of stay (LOS) and health care resource utilization

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