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Myocardial Infarction, Cocaine associated: Sensitivity and Specificity

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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Myocardial Infarction, Cocaine associated are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.

Sensitive and Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Nuclear Perfusion Edit 100%99%

Rest myocardial perfusion imaging


1: Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Jun;33(6):639-45.

Myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium-99m sestamibi in patients with

cocaine-associated chest pain.

Kontos MC, Schmidt KL, Nicholson CS, Ornato JP, Jesse RL, Tatum JL.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Emergency

Medicine, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond,


Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
ECG Edit 36%89%

Positive predictive value 17.9%

Negative predictive value 95.8%

Study: COCHPA study

Sensitive Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
ST Elevation Edit 90%60%

Study: no study specified.