Viewpoint: Management of the patient with an ‘incidentally’ raised troponin
Abstract Troponin assays are a valuable tool in early risk stratification of patients with ischaemic sounding chest pain. However, troponin is often measured outside of this clinical context. The finding of a raised troponin value may be misinterpreted as an acute coronary syndrome leading to unnecessary and sometimes dangerous anticoagulation….
Reference: Volume 10 Issue 3 Pages 123 - 125 (2011)