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High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I (hs-cTnI)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) is the major cause of death and disability worldwide with an increasing incidence. The risk of death is highest within the ﬁrst few hours of AMI onset. Rapid identiﬁcation of AMI is critical for the initiation of medical treatment and management. Fortunately, most patients presenting at emergency clinics with chest pain do not have AMI.