Use of a rapid assay of subforms of creatine kinase MB to diagnose or rule out acute myocardial infarction Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Creatine Kinase
  • Myocardial Infarction

abstract

  • The assay of CK-MB subforms reliably detected myocardial infarction within the first six hours after the onset of symptoms, and its use could reduce admission to the coronary care unit by 50 to 70 percent, thereby reducing costs.

publication date

  • September 1994

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM199409013310901

PubMed ID

  • 7702648

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 561

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 331

number

  • 9