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Utility of admission cardiac troponin and “Ischemia Modified Albumin” measurements for rapid evaluation and rule out of suspected acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department
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    Is “Ischemia Modified Albumin” an early diagnostic indicator of myocardial infarction?
    • cenker eken, attending physcian
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      • Yildiray Cete, Oktay Eray

    Dear Editor,

    I would like to thank Dr Collinson (1) for his article about the utility of ischemia modified albumin (IMA) in chest pain patients. However the results may be overstated regarding IMA in patients with chest pain, particularly in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).

    First of all excluding ST segment elevation MI patients could create a selection bias. Because some of these patients ha...

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