A Blood Test To Rule Out Heart Attacks?

Dr. Chadwick Miller says new troponin test can determine heart attacks sooner.
3:00 | 08/13/12

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Transcript for A Blood Test To Rule Out Heart Attacks?
We've used her opponents for quite some time and diagnose people with heart attacks but it currently tapes around six to eight hours know for sure some links having a heart attack. This news study looked city newer version mr. -- -- -- today which can detect very small amounts of your opponent. That workers -- undetectable with -- or -- says. And so the implications -- with this new task what this means is that we can no sooner or -- having a heart attack. Now to -- called me is that. We don't know exactly how to implement her how to use this test in the -- department yet we -- know. Roughly whether three quarters of the patients are having a heart attack within the first hour of when there -- evaluated. And -- that's a big difference between six to eight hours there were used to -- mr. have a major impact on throughput. But again -- -- a major impact on. The way we -- in the works department in knowing -- sooner whether patients having a heart attack or not. That means -- period potentially treat people with heart -- sooner and maybe even improve outcomes.

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