Statistics from Altmetric.com
To the Editor We read with interest the systematic review and meta-analysis by Bruins Slot et al concerning early diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) using heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP).1 We agree with their summary that when used in isolation, H-FABP may not offer a diagnostic advantage over the current troponin standard. However, it should be noted that in five of the included studies constituting 1573 patients (42% of the pooled cohort), no …
Linked article 223412.
Competing interests J A Shand receives partial salary support as a research fellow from Randox Laboratories, Crumlin, Northern Ireland.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.