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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 in2012
ReferenceEuropean Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2551–2567
Published in2012
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  • Published in2012
    ReferenceUniv. Def of MI App
    Published in2012
    Reference31 educational slides
    Published in2012
    Reference1 hour of External CME credits
    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)
    1. Definition of myocardial infraction
    2. Introduction
    3. Pathological characteristics of myocardial ischaemia and infarction
    4. Biomarker detection of myocardial injury with necrosis
    5. Clinical features of myocardial ischaemia and infarction
    6. Clinical classification of myocardial infarction
      1. myocardial infarction (MI type 1)
      2. Myocardial infarction secondary to an ischaemic imbalance (MI type 2)
      3. Cardiac death due to myocardial infarction (MI type 3)
      4. Myocardial infarction associated with revascularization procedures (MI types 4 and 5)
    7. Electrocardiographic detection of myocardial infarction
    8. Prior myocardial infarction
    9. Silent myocardial infarction
    10. Conditions that confound the ECG diagnosis of myocardial infarction
    11. Imaging techniques
      1. Echocardiography
      2. Radionuclide imaging
      3. Magnetic resonance imaging
      4. Computed tomography
      5. Applying imaging in acute myocardial infarction
      6. Applying imaging in late presentation of myocardial infarction
    12. Diagnostic criteria for myocardial infarction with PCI (MI type 4)
    13. Diagnostic criteria for myocardial infarction with CABG (MI type 5)
    14. Assessment of MI in patients undergoing other cardiac procedures
    15. Myocardial infarction associated with non-cardiac procedures
    16. Myocardial infarction in the intensive care unit
    17. Recurrent myocardial infarction
    18. Reinfarction
    19. Myocardial injury or infarction associated with heart failure
    20. Application of MI in clinical trials and quality assurance programmes
    21. Public policy implications of the adjustment of the MI definition
    22. Global perspectives of the definition of myocardial infarction




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