Recommendation ID
NICE recommends further research to understand the underlying biological causes and the clinical implications of chronically elevated troponin levels in older people, and people with conditions known to cause troponin elevation in the absence of ischaemia.
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Myocardial infarction (acute): Early rule out using high-sensitivity troponin tests (Elecsys Troponin T high-sensitive, ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I and AccuTnI+3 assays)
Date issued
October 2014

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 27/11/2014