Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction.

A number of new techniques have been shown to be superior to creatine kinase and the 12-lead ECG for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. Myoglobin and heart fatty acid-binding protein are more sensitive than creatine kinase for the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction; myoglobin is also a superior marker for estimating infarct size. Cardiac… CONTINUE READING