2022 Archive

Troponin in the Real World

5th Cardiac Marker Dialogues meeting
Friday 30 September 2022

Meeting organised by:
Fred Apple (USA) | Robert Christenson (USA) | Paul Collinson (UK) | Rick Body (UK) | Nick Mills (UK) | Alan Reid (UK)

Timing Programme
08.30 Welcome
  Session 1:
Chair: Prof Paul Collinson
08.30-08.50 hs Troponin in the Lab – what’s happening now and in the Future?
Prof Fred Apple (US)
08.50-09.20 High-sensitivity cardiac troponin – what’s happening now and in the future? Cardiologist View
Prof Nick Mills (UK)
09.20-09.50 ED View
Prof Rick Body (UK)
09.50-10.00 Clinical Case Study – Troponin I
10.00-10.10 Clinical Case Study – Troponin T
10.10-10.40 Refreshments / Exhibition / Posters
  Session 2:
Chair: Prof Nick Mills
10.40-11.10 Troponin – A marker of myocardial muscle damage not MI. Clarity still required on clinical definition and use.
Prof Allan Jaffe (US)
11.10-11.30 Type 2 Myocardial Injury
Dr Anda Bularga (UK)
11.30-11.50 Troponin as Risk Predictor
Dr Paul Welsh (UK)
11.50-12.10 Comfort break and collection of working lunch
12.10-13.40 Moderated Dialogue Sessions (x2) + Working lunch
Topics to be discussed: Troponin Clarity of Use – Clinical/Laboratory/POCT
Prof Fred Apple | Prof Rick Body | Prof Paul Collinson | Prof. Robert Christenson | Prof Allan Jaffe | Prof Nick Mills 
  Session 3: Point of Care
Chair: Dr Patricia van den Berg
13.40-14.10 hs Troponin I escape from the Laboratory – Fact or Fiction
Prof Rick Body (UK)
14.10-14.30 Does it work?
Prof Paul Collinson (UK)
14.30-15.00 Let’s work together – How do we Integrate POCT with Laboratory systems?
Dr Kristin Moberg Aakre (NOR)
15.00-15.30 Refreshments / Exhibition / Posters
  Session 4: 
Chair: Dr Dorien Kimenai
15.30-15.50 Comorbidities and Myocardial Injury: Considerations for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Interpretation
Prof. Robert Christenson (US)
15.50-16.10 Cardiac Troponin Forms and post MI Kinetics
Dr Ryan Wereski (UK)
16.10-16.30 Macro-Troponin and other Method Interferences – What’s the answer to method related problems
Prof Ola Hammarsten (SWE)
16.30-16.40 Comfort break
  Session 5:
Chair: Prof Robert Christenson
16.40-17.00 Natriuretic Peptides: Updates
Dr Amy Saenger (US) 
17.00-17.15 Just before we go – Low concentration troponin precision
Alan Reid (UK /SCO)
17.15-17.30 Who will move the Troponin story on?
Prof Fred Apple/ Prof Paul Collinson/ Alan Reid
17.30-18.00 Discussions and summing up
18.00 Meeting Close
18.00-19.00 Networking over drinks and nibbles
19.00–23.00 Post meeting dinner hosted by UK NEQAS Cardiac Markers
Venue: House for An Art Lover
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