New IFCC Task Force on Cardiac Biomarker Guidelines; Impact on Patient Care

Dr. Fred Apple
Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories
Hennepin County Medical Center

Cardiac troponin is a marker of cardiac injury, enabling clinicians to aid in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction. Dr. Apple describes how new IFCC recommendations and guidelines for implementing high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays will improve cardiac triage and patient outcomes worldwide.