Edinburgh Clinical Trials


Troponin in Acute chest pain to Risk stratify and Guide EffecTive use of Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography

The main aim of the study is to find out if a heart scan (called a computed tomography coronary angiogram) will benefit patients who have come to hospital with chest pain but haven’t had a heart attack. 


Chief Investigator: Professor Nick Mills

Number and location of participating sites / geographical scope (by region/ country): 2 health boards in Scotland (NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)


Funder: British Heart Foundation

Start and End date

Of grant award  May 2019 - April 2024

Of recruitment  Sep 2019 - 


Current Status: Recruiting


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Trial website : https://edin.ac/target-ctca-trial


Sponsor: ACCORD  http://accord.scot/

Chief Investigator Professor Nicholas Mills, Room SU225, Chancellor's Building, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Little France, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB, UK

Trial manager: Denise Cranley


ECTU Involvement Trial management / Statistics /  Database