About to Have a Heart Attack? New Test May Tell

Posted on March 21st, 2012 by

A simple blood test may predict a heart attack up to two weeks in advance, new research suggests. The test searches a patient's blood sample for abnormal cells that the researchers say could be indicative of the very early stages of a heart attack…Dr. Rob Simari, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic, who was not involved in the new study, said, "The investigators have brought state-of-the-art technique to identify rare cells within the bloodstream."

 

MyHealthNewsDaily by Rachael Rettner   3/21/12

Tags: blood test, Cardiology, Dr. Rob Simari, heart attack, Research

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