Early diagnosis and treatment of myocardial infarction can save patients life and prevent life-threatening complications AS reducing the time lag between onset of ischemic symptoms and hospital presentation to ≤1 hour is of the utmost importance.
Since Chest pain is the most common reason somebody comes into the Emergency Department there is an acute need for a fast and reliable method for diagnosing whether the chest pain is associate with a cardiac event or not.
Today’s more than 50% of all patients with chest pain presenting at the emergency department have non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) while existing solutions today are limited in their ability to associate a symptom of chest pain whether it is associated with a cardiac event.
It is even worse cases when the ECG findings of measurement are completely normal even though a heart attack has taken place. As a result, ECG does not detect two out of every three heart attacks at all or not until it is too late.
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number 1 cause of death globally, taking an estimated 17.9 million lives each year from an estimated 422.7 million cases of CVD in 2015 . Specifically, Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in the United States; with approximately 500,000-700,000 deaths related to CAD occur each year and is also the number one cause of death in European countries.