Cardiology

All about MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (heart attack)

Myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is the irreversible necrosis of secondary to prolonged ischemia. This usually results from an imbalance in oxygen supply and demand, which is most often caused by plque ruptre with thrombus formation in a cornary vessel, resulting in an acute reduction of blood supply to a prtion of the myocardium. RISK FACTORS: Modifiable: Hyperlipidemia Hi... »

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