Published in Blood Weekly, November 9th, 2006
Scientists working in Netherlands report, "Because acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are caused by intracoronary thrombosis, plasma markers of coagulation have relevance for early diagnosis. [Our aim was] to provide a critical review of these studies and specific attempts to close the diagnostic time gap left by traditional plasma markers of heart injury."
"Studies of ACS patients, with at least one control group, were included when blood samples were taken within 24 h after first symptoms prior to medication or intervention,"...
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