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Early Detection of Acute Myocardial Ischaemia and Infarction by Cross-Sectional Echocardiography

  • M. J. Monaghan
  • K. Daly
  • G. Jackson
  • D. E. Jewitt
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 13)

Abstract

Early detection of acute myocardial infarction may help to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Traditional diagnostic techniques have relied upon standard 12-lead electrocardiographic patterns and elevated serum cardiac enzymes. The results of these investigations may be inconclusive or unavailable during the early hours following infarction.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Ischaemic Heart Disease Coronary Care Unit Acute Myocardial Ischaemia Left Ventricular Wall Motion 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Monaghan
  • K. Daly
  • G. Jackson
  • D. E. Jewitt

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