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Composite Laboratory Index (LI) of Giraldez et al for Evaluating a Patient with an ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)

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Giraldez et al developed a composite laboratory index (LI) which provides prognostic information that is complemetary to the TIMI Risk Score. The index can help to identify patients who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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