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Diagnosis of myocardial infarction by serum isoenzyme analysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  324344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Serial monitoring of the serum isoenzyme patterns of creatine phosphokinase (CPK) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in patients suspected of acute myocardial infarction has become a highly sensitive and specific diagnostic method. The predictable evolution of isoenzyme patterns following infarction permits diagnosis and recognition of early stages, recovery stages and extension of infarction in the individual. Usual therapeutic and resuscitative manipulations do not interfere with evaluation of patients with angina or following cardiopulmonary arrest without infarction. Despite significant elevations of serum enzyme levels following general and cardiac operative procedures, the occurrence of myocardial necrosis in the surgical population can be recognized by detection of the specific CPK-MB isoenzyme.
C R Roe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of clinical and laboratory science     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0091-7370     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci.     Publication Date:    1977 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-06-22     Completed Date:  1977-06-22     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410247     Medline TA:  Ann Clin Lab Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Clinical Enzyme Tests
Creatine Kinase / blood*
Isoenzymes / blood*
L-Lactate Dehydrogenase / blood*
Myocardial Infarction / blood,  diagnosis*,  enzymology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isoenzymes; EC Dehydrogenase; EC Kinase

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