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Rapid diagnostic algorithms for NSTEMI

ACVC Biomarker Talk Series

23/06/2021 18:00 23/06/2021 18:30 Europe/Paris Rapid diagnostic algorithms for NSTEMI

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Association for Acute CardioVascular Care DD/MM/YYYY
Association for Acute CardioVascular Care
Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Acute Cardiac Care


Join Profs. Christian Mueller and Nicholas Mills, and Dr. Maria Rubini Gimenez.

Free for everyone.

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  Discover the ACVC Biomarker Talk Series

A series of 12 concise and interactive online sessions on biomarkers, covering the full spectrum of the topic. Each talk will be followed by an editorial article published in the EHJ-ACVC on the topic.


Learning objectives

After watching this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • identify the most important benefits associated with rapid diagnostic algorithms, including more rapid rule-out or rule-in diagnoses, shorter waiting times,  less anxiety/uncertainty for patients, shorter time to discharge from the ER, and reduction in ER costs;
  • understand the development from complex, rather inefficient rule-out-only algorithms incorporating a formal score to simple, very efficient hs-cTn-only algorithms providing guidance for rapid rule-out and rule-in;
  • know the concept of the ESC 0/1h- and ESC 0/2h-algorithms as the preferred and currently best validated rapid algorithms;
  • understand that the cutoffs of the ESC 0/1h- and ESC 0/2h-algorithms are assay-specific and data-driven, derived and validated to meet predefined performance criteria – very high sensitivity and NPV, and high PPV; and
  • appreciate the observe zone as an area in need of further improvements.

  Register for the entire series



Maria Rubini.jpgDoctor Maria Rubini Gimenez, FESC
Heart Center of Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany


Christian Eugen Mueller.jpgProfessor Christian Mueller, FESC
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland


mills-nicholas-2021.jfifProfessor Nicholas Mills, FESC
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK


Session information

This webinar is designed for cardiologists specialised in acute cardiovascular care, and also those wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live event, you must allow pop-up windows on your device.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).