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Cardiac diagnostics – prompt and personalized

Interview with Dr. Johannes Neumann, Specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, The University Heart & Vascular Center, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

08.11.2019

Image: Dr. Johannes Neumann; Copyright: UKE/Axel Kirchhof

Dr. Johannes Neumann, Specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, The University Heart & Vascular Center, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

The international meeting place for experts in laboratory medicine – from 2019 in the new exhibition hall 1, stand 01G37

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MEDICA LABMED FORUM

Image: Blood sample labelled "Troponin I" on a test sheet; Copyright: panthermedia.net/olanstock

If a heart attack is suspected, the troponin biomarker is measured in the patient's blood – usually immediately upon arrival at the emergency room and again after three to six hours.

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Thanks to newly developed algorithms, individualized and faster heart attack diagnostics are now possible.

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