Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Reddy2015RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={K. Dilip Reddy and Asma Khaliq and Robert J. Henning},
  journal={World journal of cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={
          243-76
        }
}
The Third Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction (MI) requires cardiac myocyte necrosis with an increase and/or a decrease in a patient's plasma of cardiac troponin (cTn) with at least one cTn measurement greater than the 99(th) percentile of the upper normal reference limit during: (1) symptoms of myocardial ischemia; (2) new significant electrocardiogram (ECG) ST-segment/T-wave changes or left bundle branch block; (3) the development of pathological ECG Q waves; (4) new loss of viable… CONTINUE READING
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