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The entry ECG in the early diagnosis and prognostic stratification of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction.

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475 patients with suspected uncomplicated myocardial infarction (MI) were divided into 3 groups based on their entry ECG: group 1--significant ST elevation; group 2a--ST depression or T inversion; group 2b--normal ECG. Infarction was confirmed in 99.7% of group 1, 68.5% of group 2a and 39.7% of group 2b patients. Despite similar clinical, haemodynamic and historical variables at presentation, group 1 patients had significantly larger MI, more in-hospital complications and a higher short-term ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
9
Pages:
690-696
Publication date:
1984-09-05
EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:75188e6a-1afb-47b8-a4e3-6038e5a8e554
Source identifiers:
79914
Local pid:
pubs:79914

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