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Table 2 Biomarker cut-off values providing optimal sensitivity, specificity as well as positive and negative predictive values

From: Multimarker approach for the prediction of microvascular obstruction after acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a prospective, observational study

  optimal cut-off sensitivity specificity PPV NPV
hs-cTnT max, ng/l 4387 75 68 73 70
CK max, U/l 1959 73 69 73 69
NT-proBNP max, ng/l 551 70 63 69 64
hs-CRP max, mg/dl 2,11 67 63 68 62
LDH max, U/l 496 82 70 76 77
AST max, U/l 224 75 71 75 71
ALT max, U/l 57 73 64 70 67
  1. hs-cTnT High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T, CK Creatine Kinase, NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide, hs-CRP High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein, LDH Lactate Dehydrogenase, AST Aspartate Transaminase, ALT Alanine Transaminase