Is myoglobin useful in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department setting?

@article{Woo1995IsMU,
  title={Is myoglobin useful in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department setting?},
  author={Jannie Woo and Felicitas L. Lacbawan and Robert Sunheimer and D G Lefever and John B. McCabe},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1995},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={725-9}
}
The authors evaluated the usefulness of a rapid fluorometric enzyme immunoassay for myoglobin (Myo) for early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients in the emergency department. The rapid fluorometric enzyme immunoassay for myoglobin was performed on timed blood samples collected previously for serial CK and CKMB determinations from 41 patients who initially presented to the ED with chest pain and were subsequently admitted to patient care units. Twenty-two patients were AMI… CONTINUE READING

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