Ischemic Heart Disease

Overview and Practice Guidelines:

Cardiac Risk Assessment:

Data Standards:

Statistics:

Measures:

Cardiac Markers:

        Use of Cardiac Markers in the Emergency Department - http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic932.htm

        Acute Coronary Syndromes: NACB Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines - http://www.nacb.org/lmpg/biomark/card_biomarkers_chp1.doc

        NACB: Recommendations for the use of Cardiac Biomarkers in Heart Failure - http://www.nacb.org/lmpg/biomark/card_biomarkers_chp2.doc

        University of Alabama School of Medicine: Cardiac Biomarkers in Acute Coronary Syndrome - an update in 2002 -

http://www-cme.erep.uab.edu/onlineCourses/CardiacBiomarkers/ID0073.htm

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Lipid Profile - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/lipid/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Cardiac Biomarkers - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cardiac_biomarkers/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Creatine Kinase (CK) - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ck/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Creatine Kinase-MB (CK-MB) - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ckmb/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Myoglobin - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/myoglobin/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Cardiac-specific Troponin I and T (TnI, TnT) - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/troponin/glance.html

        American Association of Clinical Chemistry: Ischemia-Modified Albumin (IMA) - http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ima/glance.html

 Related Laboratory Tests:

ECG:

Exercise stress test:

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring:

Echocardiography:

Cardiac Imaging with Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance:

Electron-Beam Computed Tomography:

Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (SPECT MPI):

Fluoroscopy:

Radionuclide Scintirenography:

Radiation Safety:

Intravascular Ultrasound Studies (IVUS):

Cardiac Pacemakers:

Prevention of Acute Coronary Syndrome:


Document Provenance and History

Document Author: Dr. Fazal Danish

Document Created: 22nd March 2006

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