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Feb 03

Use of a high-sensitivity troponin (hs-Tn) assay and sex-specific diagnostic thresholds doubles the number of MI diagnoses in women presenting with ACS

Use of a high-sensitivity troponin (hs-Tn) assay and sex-specific diagnostic thresholds doubles the number of MI diagnoses in women presenting with ACS, suggests a prospective study that also suggested women are less likely to receive evidence-based treatment than men despite the same diagnosis. The report is published online in the BMJ.

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