The role of metabolomics in myocardial infarction: a recent mini-review
1Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Affiliated with Capital Medical University, 100029 Beijing, China
2Department of Cardiology, People's Hospital of Lhasa, 850000 Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Submitted: 15 October 2021 Accepted: 10 November 2021
Online publish date: 30 December 2021
Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most common and important causes of heart failure in critical care and emergency medicine. Incidence of MI and MI-related mortality have been on the rise in the recent past. Metabolomics is a new field that entails analysis of profiles of metabolites (<1250 Da) in living organisms. Currently, several studies have extensively explored the application of metabolomics in medical field. In the current article, the emerging applications of next-generation metabolomics on MI in the previous 10 years were reviewed. The present article thus provides references for further use of metabolomics to guide clinical treatment and provides a basis for prevention of cardiovascular events.
Myocardial infarction; Metabolomics; Metabolic biomarkers; Occurrence prediction; Molecular mechanisms
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