Is this heart attack worse than the other? Use of D-dimer levels in non-st elevation myocardial infarction


KARACA M. A. , Ozucelik D. N. , Cobanoglu M., Kabakci G., SİVRİ B., Karcioglu O.

HEALTHMED, vol.5, no.4, pp.789-793, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : HEALTHMED
  • Page Numbers: pp.789-793

Abstract

Background: Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI) is an elusive diagnosis in patients presenting with chest pain in the emergency department (ED). The role of D-dimer in the diagnosis used as an additional tool is unclear.