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March 25th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP March 25, 2012 @ 7:51 am

chest pain, no known cardiac history, & normal EKG

Short- and long-term cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram
Published online: 19 March 2012
Alberto Conti, Claudio Poggioni, Gabriele Viviani, Margherita Luzzi, Sonia
Vicidomini, Maurizio Zanobetti, Francesca Innocenti, Riccardo Pini, Luigi
Padeletti, Gian Franco Gensini
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.01.022
American Journal of Emergency Medicine, The, http://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757%2812%2900048-4/abstract

One-third of patients with chest pain with known coronary disease, negative ECG, and biomarkers were subsequently found to have adverse cardiac events.



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