What we are studying

This is a clinical trial involving emergency department patients with intermediate to high-risk chest pain and detectable to minimally elevated serum troponin within 6 hours of evaluation. Participants will be randomized to one of two care strategies: a) invasive-based guideline-adherent strategy, or b) CMR-guided.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 21+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Symptoms consistent with acute coronary syndrome
  • Physician global impression of intermediate to high-risk formulated with the ACC/AHA framework

What is involved

  • Randomization into one of the study groups: MRI-guided care group or control group
  • At least 3 telephone follow calls


Participants will be eligible to receive a $20 gift card per completed follow-up phone call for a maximum of $80 over the course of the study.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Erin Harper
Principal Investigator
Dr. Chadwick Miller

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