New Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction

@inproceedings{Pipilis2008NewUD,
  title={New Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction},
  author={Athanasios G. Pipilis},
  year={2008}
}
Recently, a joint ESC/ACCF/AHA/WHF Task Force published an expert consensus document on the universal definition of myocardial infarction [1]. The following points are extracts from this document that summarize its main features. The main reason for agreeing on a new definition of myocardial infarction derives from the development and the wide availability of very sensitive and specific serological biomarkers that are able to detect even minimal myocardial necrosis. Acute myocardial infarction… CONTINUE READING

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