Troponin I Point of Care Testing for Patients with Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome or Myocardial Infarction: Clinical Utility, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : March 31, 2020)
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  1. What is the clinical utility of troponin I point of care testing for patients with chest pains, suspected acute coronary syndrome or myocardial infarction?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of troponin I point of care testing for patients with chest pains, suspected acute coronary syndrome or myocardial infarction?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of troponin I point of care testing in non-emergency department settings?


Key Message

​No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical utility or cost-effectiveness of troponin I point of care testing for patients with chest pains, suspected acute coronary syndrome or myocardial infarction. In addition, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of troponin I point of care testing in non-emergency department settings.