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Experts recommend pulling widely used heart attack test: Should this have made headlines?

08:49 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | Healthnewsreview

ck-mbFor decades the creatine kinase-myocardial band test, or CK-MB for short, was the go-to blood test doctors used to determine if a patient’s heart muscle had been damaged by a heart attack (or, myocardial infarction). But over the past few years the reliability of the test has been called into question by several major, peer-reviewed […]

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