Point-of-care tests (POCT): D-dimer and troponin

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment (LBI-HTA)arch, Austria)
Record ID 32018001174
Authors' objectives: Troponin and D-dimer point of care tests can be used to aid the diagnosis of patients with symptoms suggestive of suspected acute coronary syndrome and venous thromboembolism respectively. This report aimed at evaluating the clinical benefit of these two point-of-care diagnostics in various settings.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2019
Requestor: HTA agencies
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Rapid Review
MeSH Terms
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Biomarkers
  • Agglutination Tests
  • Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products
  • Point-of-Care Testing
  • Troponin I
  • Troponin T
Organisation Name: European Network for Health Technology Assessment
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