Chest Pain Duration Can Signal Heart Attack, Henry Ford Hospital Study
9/16/2013 6:59:45 AM
Patients with longer-lasting chest pain are more likely having a heart attack than those with pain of a shorter duration, according to a study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. The study is published in the September issue of Critical Pathways in Cardiology. Every year, eight to 10 million people in the U.S. go to emergency departments for chest pain. But only 15–30 percent of them are having a heart attack.
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