Discrimination of Patients With Type 2 Myocardial Infarction

Johannes Tobias Neumann; Nils Arne Sörensen; Nicole Rübsamen; Francisco Ojeda; Thomas Renné; Vazhma Qaderi; Elena Teltrop; Solveig Kramer; Laura Quantius; Tanja Zeller; Mahir Karakas; Stefan Blankenberg; Dirk Westermann


Eur Heart J. 2017;38(47):3514-3520. 

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Patients with type 2 myocardial infarction are a heterogeneous population with high cardiovascular risk. The clinical differentiation of type 1 and type 2 myocardial infarction is challenging, but might be improved using a binary score. The additional use of this score in clinical routine needs to be investigated prospectively.