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The diagnostic challenge of myocardial infarction in critically ill patients: do high-sensitivity troponin measurements add more clarity or more confusion?
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PMID:  25043735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
In ICU settings, the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are challenging, partly because cardiac troponin increase occurs frequently. In the previous issue of Critical Care, Ostermann and colleagues reported that myocardial infarction (MI), screened by plasma troponin and electrocardiography changes, is common and often clinically unrecognized in the ICU. Although the clinical significance of underdiagnosed MIs remains unclear, this approach may help to target and further investigate the at-risk population for appropriate therapy.
Kada Klouche; Olivier Jonquet; Jean Cristol
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care (London, England)     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1466-609X     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-7-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9801902     Medline TA:  Crit Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  148     Citation Subset:  -    
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