ALS new myocardial infarction definition

The term acute myocardial infarction should be used when there is acute myocardial injury with clinical evidence of acute myocardial ischaemia and with detection of a rise and/or fall of cTn (Troponin) values with at least one value above the 99th percentile URL and any of the following:

    a)  New ischaemic ECG changes: TRUE / FALSE.
    b) Development of pathological Q waves: TRUE / FALSE.
    c) Imaging evidence of new loss of viable myocardium or new regional wall motion abnormality: TRUE / FALSE.
    d) Identification of a coronary thrombus: TRUE / FALSE.

European Heart Journal, ehy462,

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