They should have done a troponin blood test on arrival to the hospital, and then repeated it 12 hours later because it can take that long to elevate in the blood. A nuclear scan would be very accurate unless an artifact was mentioned, meaning your body tissue was dense, blurring the image. I would seek another opinion because this is very unclear.
Thanks, they did a Troponin blood test on arrival and it was negative and then another one 4 hours later, but did not do one after 12 hours? So I do not know if anything would have shown up after 12 hours? I would say the last one they did was after about 6 hours from the time I had the terrible chest pain. I'm going tomorrow to pick up the reports from both tests so I can see exactly what they say.
request a troponin test when you get there, the elevated troponin can last 2 weeks.