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Bundle branch block old and new in myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20637404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
When left bundle branch block (LBBB) is associated with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as many as 39.2% to 46.9% of patients may have old LBBB, as opposed to new-onset LBBB. In a typical presentations of AMI, however, the prevalence of old LBBB relative to new-onset LBBB is known, and may well be higher, given the association of old LBBB and 3-vessel coronary heart disease even in the absence of AMI.
Oscar M P Jolobe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1532-8171     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-08-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  749.e5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Manchester Medical Society, C/o John Rylands University Library, M13 9PP Manchester, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Bundle-Branch Block / complications*,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  diagnosis*,  therapy

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