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Serum high-sensitive cardiac troponin for the risk assessment of cardiovascular events
  1. Tomoyuki Kawada
  1. Correspondence to Professor Tomoyuki Kawada, Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Nippon Medical School, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8602, Japan; kawada{at}

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To the Editor I read with great interest the report of Everett.1 The author overviewed the meaning of serum high sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn) for the risk assessment of cardiovascular disease, presenting caution on clinical decision-making thresholds for screening. About hs-cTnT, past reports adopted cut-off point as …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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