Non-invasive magnetocardiography for the early diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients presenting with acute chest pain.

@article{Kwon2010NoninvasiveMF,
  title={Non-invasive magnetocardiography for the early diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients presenting with acute chest pain.},
  author={Hyukchan Kwon and Kiwoong Kim and Yong Ho Lee and Jin-Mok Kim and Kwon Kyu Yu and Namsik Chung and Y -G Ko},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 7},
  pages={1424-30}
}
BACKGROUND Accurate identification of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is often difficult especially when an electrocardiogram (ECG) does not show typical elevation of ST segment. The aim of the present study was therefore to evaluate the efficacy of magnetocardiography (MCG) for diagnosis of ACS in patients with acute chest pain presenting without ST segment elevation. METHODS AND RESULTS In the present retrospective study 364 patients with the suspected ACS without ST segment… CONTINUE READING
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