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The Science Behind Heart Attack Detection: The Role of Cardiac Troponin
The Science Behind Heart Attack Detection: The Role of Cardiac Troponin
27 Feb 2018

W. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Research Director of Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine, describes the science behind diagnosing a heart attack (also called myocardial infarction). Learn about the methods used to measure cardiac troponin, a protein released into the bloodstream during a heart attack, and the benefits of sensitive new technologies for earlier detection in the emergency department.

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