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By Stephen Brecker, Martin Rothman

Primary angioplasty is a life-saving, minimally invasive emergency technique more and more utilized in the remedy of acute myocardial infarction. because the strategy additional proves its effectiveness, it truly is crucial that each one cardiologists have a accomplished realizing of the most important matters surrounding fundamental angioplasty. This easy-to-use, clinically concentrated textual content is an important reference for these hoping to accomplish this realizing. A precious academic instrument, this article absolutely explores the very important ideas of basic angioplasty.

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M. and noon. ) periods (6). 20) LR+ (95% CI) Abbreviations: LR+, positive likelihood ratio; LR−, negative likelihood ratio; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval. Source: Adapted from Ref. 3. 70) OR (95% CI) TABLE 1 Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive and Negative Likelihood Ratios, and Odds Ratios for Signs and Symptoms of AMI in Pooled Studies of Selected Patient Groups 30 Moriates et al. Presentation of AMI 31 sudden cardiac death and “silent” infarctions during this same time period, with at least a 70% higher risk of sudden cardiac death during the peak period versus the average risk during other times of the day (7).

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