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Practice Guideline Track on Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction

Guidelines Into Practice

Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
Acute Cardiac Care
ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
Interventional Cardiology
Antiplatelet Drugs
Coronary Intervention
Acute Coronary Syndromes


Contributors:  Special thanks to Professors Kristian Thygesen, Joseph Alpert, Allan Jaffe, Bernard Chaitman, Jeroen Bax, David Morrow, Harvey White

Based on the 2018 ESC Guidelines on Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction

Overview of the Guidelines

Session title Slides Webcasts ESC TV
2018 ESC/ACCF/AHA/WHF Document on the 4th Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction – Part 1.      
2018 ESC/ACCF/AHA/WHF Document on the 4th Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction – Part 2.      
Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction      
2018 ESC/ACCF/AHA/WHF Document on the 4th Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction. D. Hasdai (Petah-Tikva Israel)      

Clinical Presentation

Topics Session title Slides Webcasts
valvular, myocardial, pericardial, pulmonary, congenital heart disease What is an appropriate threshold for acute and/or chronic myocardial injury?    
valvular, myocardial, pericardial, pulmonary, congenital heart disease Mechanisms pointing to type 2 myocardial infarction rather than myocardial injury    
valvular, myocardial, pericardial, pulmonary, congenital heart disease Prognostic implications of type 2 myocardial infarction and myocardial injury    
valvular, myocardial, pericardial, pulmonary, congenital heart disease Distinguishing myocardial injury and infarction by imaging    
valvular, myocardial, pericardial, pulmonary, congenital heart disease Procedurally related myocardial infarction    
coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, acute cardiac care Case 2: Troponin elevation post noncardiac surgery    
coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, acute cardiac care Troponin elevation post noncardiac surgery - What do the guidelines say?    
coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, acute cardiac care Troponin elevation post noncardiac surgery - How to implement the Guidelines    
coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, acute cardiac care Troponin elevation post noncardiac surgery - Conclusion and take home message