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Prognosis in patients with ST-T changes but no rise in serum enzyme activity as compared with non-Q-wave infarction.
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PMID:  1782644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We evaluated the prognosis for 419 patients admitted to hospital due to suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI) who developed ST-T changes, but no rise in serum enzyme activity, and compared it to that of 508 patients developing non-Q-wave AMIs. We conclude that these patients have a high 1-year mortality (13%), although significantly lower than in patients with non-Q-wave AMIs (31%). The mortality is higher in patients with only ST depression (n = 86; 22%) than in patients with only T-wave inversion (n = 264; 8%).
B W Karlson; J Herlitz; A Richter; M Sjölin; A Hjalmarson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology     Volume:  79     ISSN:  0008-6312     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiology     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-13     Completed Date:  1992-03-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266406     Medline TA:  Cardiology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine I, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Aspartate Aminotransferases / blood*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Follow-Up Studies
Logistic Models
Myocardial Infarction / blood,  diagnosis*,  mortality
Predictive Value of Tests
Prospective Studies
Sweden / epidemiology
Reg. No./Substance:
EC Aminotransferases

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