Admission creatine kinase as a prognostic marker in acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Kazmi2009AdmissionCK,
  title={Admission creatine kinase as a prognostic marker in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Khawar Abbas Kazmi and Saleem Perwaiz Iqbal and Ayla Bakr and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 12},
  pages={819-22}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the prognostic significance of creatine kinase (CK) in Pakistani patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and to find out if CK combined with troponin T (TnT) could be a better predictor for long-term adverse cardiac event. METHODS One hundred and eighty six consecutive patients with AMI who were eligible for streptokinase (SK) treatment were included in this prospective cohort study. The relationship between their serum/plasma CK and TnT levels at… CONTINUE READING

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