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Myocardial Infarction

Edited by Burak Pamukçu

Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is still the most common cause of death among adults. Its prevalence is increasing in developing countries and despite all advances in both diagnostic tools and treatment modalities, it is still very common in the developed world. Obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia and overuse of dietary salt play a pivotal role in increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide. Current clinical efforts are mainly focused on the diagnosis and treatment of myocardial infarction. In this book, we provide epidemiological data on myocardial infarction and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, current diagnostic biochemical tests and management strategies. A specific patient group, children, experiencing myocardial infarction are also addressed. Current advances in the management of myocardial infarction have decreased the morbidity and mortality from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and especially myocardial infarction; however, more can be achieved by the prevention of atherosclerotic processes via focusing on the early stages of the disease.

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Myocardial InfarctionEdited by Burak Pamukçu

Published: January 3rd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69907

ISBN: 978-1-78984-869-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-868-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-437-3

Copyright year: 2019

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11483 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

By Burak Pamukcu


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2. Epidemiology of Myocardial Infarction

By Joshua Chadwick Jayaraj, Karapet Davatyan, S.S. Subramanian and Jemmi Priya


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3. The Diagnostic Value of Biochemical Cardiac Markers in Acute Myocardial Infarction

By Shazia Rashid, Arif Malik, Rukhshan Khurshid, Uzma Faryal and Sumera Qazi


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4. Interventional Therapies for Post-Cardiac Arrest Patients Suffering from Coronary Artery Disease

By Michael Behnes, Philipp Kuche, Ibrahim Akin and Kambis Mashayekhi


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5. Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis and Management

By Yaser Al Ahmad and Mohammed T. Ali


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6. Myocardial Infarction in Children

By Meki Bilici, Mehmet Ture and Hasan Balik


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