Agüero F, Marrugat J, Elosua R, Sala J, Masiá R, Ramos R, Grau M,

New myocardial infarction definition affects incidence, mortality, hospitalization rates and prognosis.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2015 Oct; 22 (10): 1272-80, PMID: 25139771

To analyse differences in myocardial infarction incidence, mortality and hospitalization rates, 28-day case-fatality and two-year prognosis using two myocardial infarction case definitions: the classical World Health Organization definition (1994) and the European Society of Cardiology/American College of Cardiology definition (2000), which added cardiac troponin as a diagnostic biomarker.

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