Blood Test in Heart Attack Patients
Protocol: STUDY00005927
Full Title
Clinical Performance of Elecsys Troponin T hs Gen 6 in Subjects with Symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome ??? PERFORM-TSIX Study
Description
This study is being used to evaluate a new troponin blood test. Troponin blood tests are used in emergency departments as part of the diagnosis for heart attack. Patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain or heart attack equivalent symptoms will be invited to participate. Blood draws will occur 5 times during the patient's emergency department visit. The results of the blood test will not be available to the treating provider, and will have no effect on patient care.
Compensation: Yes
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Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
Eligibility
1. Patients seeking emergency care in participating emergency department

2. Signed Informed Consent

3. Age: 20 or more years

4. Subjects demonstrating symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome and/or myocardial ischemia or Asymptomatic subjects or patients with atypical symptoms in whom myocardial infarction is being suspected

5. Troponin or other cardiac marker determination planned as part of suspected ACS routine care
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: BRIAN CLEMENCY
Contact(s)
Lucy Connery
lucyconn@buffalo.edu
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