Technologies to Diagnose Acute Ischemia

  • Robert J. Zalenski
  • Joseph Lau
  • Harry P. Selker
Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)


As the most common cause of death in this country, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has deservedly been the subject of substantial efforts of clinicians, scientists, governmental and other agencies, and the public in efforts to reduce its devastating impact. Although very significant progress continues to be made, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognized the need for a concerted and coordinated effort to reduce mortality and morbidity in this country from AMI and, in 1991, initiated the National Heart Attack Alert Program (NHAAP).


Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Chest Pain Anisoylated Plasminogen Streptokinase Activator Complex Chest Pain Patient 
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  • Harry P. Selker

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