High-sensitivity Troponin in the Evaluation of patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (HighSTEACS): A randomised controlled trial
The aim is to determine whether lowering the diagnostic threshold for myocardial infarction using a novel high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assay will improve outcomes in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome.
Chief Investigator: Prof Nicholas Mills
Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country): 10 sites across NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Scotland
Funder: British Heart Foundation
Start and End date of grant award: October 2012 – October 2017
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Sponsor: University of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian Health Board ACCORD
Chief Investigator: Professor Nicholas Mills, Room SU225, Chancellor's Building, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Little France, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB, UK
Clinical Research Manager: Fiona Strachan
Trial Manager: Chris Tuck
ECTU Involvement : Trial management / Statistics/ Database