Articles in "acute myocardial infarction"

A Negative High-Sensitivity Troponin and Reassuring EKG Can Rule out Acute MI

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

This meta-analysis demonstrates that a negative high-sensitivity cardiac troponin measured at least 3 hours after symptom onset in association with an EKG with no evidence of ischemia or injury can effectively rule out an acute myocardial infarction (AMI).