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Third Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2012
Reference European Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2551–2567
Published in 2012
Reference MI
  • PDA
  • Published in 2012
    Reference Univ. Def of MI App
    Published in 2012
    Reference 31 educational slides
    Published in 2012
    Reference 1 hour of External CME credits
    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

    Definition of myocardial
    characteristics of myocardial ischaemia and infarctionBiomarker detection of myocardial injury with necrosis
    Clinical features of myocardial ischaemia and infarction
    Clinical classification of myocardial infarction
    Spontaneous myocardial infarction (MI type 1)
    Myocardial infarction secondary to an ischaemic imbalance (MI type 2)
    Cardiac death due to myocardial infarction (MI type 3)
    Myocardial infarction associated with revascularization procedures (MI types 4 and 5)
    Electrocardiographic detection of myocardial infarction
    Prior myocardial infarction
    Silent myocardial infarction
    Conditions that confound the ECG diagnosis of myocardial infarction
    Imaging techniques
    Radionuclide imaging
    Magnetic resonance imaging
    Computed tomography
    Applying imaging in acute myocardial infarction
    Applying imaging in late presentation of myocardial infarction
    Diagnostic criteria for myocardial infarction with PCI (MI type 4)
    Diagnostic criteria for myocardial infarction with CABG (MI type 5)
    Assessment of MI in patients undergoing other cardiac procedures
    Myocardial infarction associated with non-cardiac procedures
    Myocardial infarction in the intensive care unit
    Recurrent myocardial infarction
    Myocardial injury or infarction associated with heart failure
    Application of MI in clinical trials and quality assurance programmes
    Public policy implications of the adjustment of the MI definition
    Global perspectives of the definition of myocardial infarction




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