The Role of Cardiac Troponin in Myocardial Infarction Diagnosis

Dr. Frank Peacock
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Chair and Research Director, Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Peacock describes the science behind diagnosing a heart attack. Learn about the methods used to measure cardiac troponin, a protein released into the bloodstream during a heart attack, and the benefits of sensitive new technologies for earlier detection in the emergency department.