Epidemiology of Myocardial Infarction

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Abstract

Myocardial infarction is a key component of the burden of cardiovascular disease. The assessment of the incidence and case fatality of myocardial infarction are important determinants of the decline in coronary disease mortality. The change in biomarkers used to diagnose myocardial infarction raises several methodologic, clinical, and public health challenges, which are discussed herein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-552
Number of pages16
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume91
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2007

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