Cost-Effectiveness of Cardiac Biomarkers as Screening Test in Acute Chest Pain

Samad Shams-Vahdati, Zahra Vand-Rajavpour, Seyed-Pouya Paknezhad, Reza Piri, Elnaz Moghaddasi-Ghezeljeh, Saba Mirabolfathi & Mohammad Naghavi-Behzad
Introduction: Acute chest pain is an important and frequently occurring symptom in patients. Chest pain is often a sign of ischemic heart disease. Associated findings of electrocardiograph (ECG) are rather heterogeneous, and traditional cardiac biomarkers such as Creatine Kinase-MB (CK-MB) suffer from low cardiac specificity and sensitivity. In this study cost effectiveness of cardiac biomarkers single quantitative measurement was examined.Methods: The present descriptive-analytic study conducted on patients who were asked for troponin I and CK-MB....
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