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myocardial infarction

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Death of part of the heart muscle due to a blockage of the arteries supplying it (coronary thrombosis). It is characterized by sudden severe chest pain which may radiate to the arms and...

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myocardial infarction

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 287 words.

death of a segment of heart muscle, which follows interruption of its blood supply (see coronary thrombosis). Myocardial infarction is usually confined to the left ventricle....

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myocardial infarction

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 166 words.

A condition characterized by the formation of a dense wedge-shaped block of dead tissue in the myocardium following an interruption to its blood supply. Heart tissue dies when deprived of...

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transmural myocardial infarction

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 17 words.

a *myocardial infarction that involves the full thickness of the left ventricular wall.

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Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction

Thomas A. Foley.

in Mayo Clinic Guide to Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

May 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology. 4736 words.

Cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is an essential method for visualization of myocardial ischemia and infarction. The modality provides information on the extent and stage of...

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Acute Myocardial Infarction

Kian Lahiji and Reza Fardanesh.

in Cardiac Imaging

June 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology. 1425 words.

Chapter 50 discusses acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and covers definition, clinical features, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, how to approach the image, what not to miss,...

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Chronic Myocardial Infarction

Kian Lahiji and Reza Fardanesh.

in Cardiac Imaging

June 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology. 1216 words.

Chapter 51 discusses chronic myocardial infarction (MI), and covers definition, clinical features, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, how to approach the image, what not to miss,...

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Transmural Myocardial Infarction

Kian Lahiji and Reza Fardanesh.

in Cardiac Imaging

June 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology. 987 words.

Chapter 53 discusses transmural myocardial infarction (MI), and covers definition, clinical features, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, how to approach the image, what not to miss,...

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Nontransmural Myocardial Infarction

Reza Fardanesh and Kian Lahiji.

in Cardiac Imaging

June 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology. 986 words.

Chapter 54 discusses nontransmural myocardial infarction (MI), and covers definition, clinical features, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, how to approach the image, what not to miss,...

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Acute myocardial infarction

Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh and A. John Camm.

in Clinical Cardiology

September 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 21802 words.

Diagnosis and current therapy of ST elevation myocardial infarction are presented. Recent recommendations by the ACC/AHA and the ESC on primary PCI and fibrinolysis have...

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Acute myocardial infarction

Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh and A. John Camm.

in Clinical Cardiology

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 22783 words.

Diagnosis and current therapy of ST elevation myocardial infarction are presented. Recent recommendations by the ACC/AHA and the ESC on primary PCI and...

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Acute myocardial infarction

Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh and A. John Camm.

in Clinical Cardiology

September 2013; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 24365 words.

Diagnosis and current therapy of ST elevation myocardial infarction are presented. Recent recommendations by the ACC/AHA and the ESC on primary PCI and fibrinolysis have been summarized and...

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Acute myocardial infarction

Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh and A. John Camm.

in Clinical Cardiology

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 21566 words.

Diagnosis and current therapy of ST elevation myocardial infarction are presented. Recent recommendations by the ACC/AHA and the ESC on primary PCI and fibrinolysis have been summarized and...

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Acute myocardial infarction

Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh and A. John Camm.

in Clinical Cardiology

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 26259 words.

Diagnosis and current therapy of ST elevation myocardial infarction are presented. Recent recommendations by the ACC/AHA and the ESC on primary PCI and fibrinolysis have been summarized and...

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Myocardial ischaemia and infarction

Alistair Macfie.

in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 1221 words.

Myocardial ischaemia is an important cause of myocardial dysfunction in cardiac surgical patients in the postoperative period. It is essential that the signs of myocardial ischaemia are...

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Development of myocardial infarction

Pascal Vranckx.

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2201 words.

Myocardial infarction is the irreversible myocardial cell death (necrosis) secondary to a prolonged lack of oxygen supply (ischaemia) caused by a complete occlusion of a major coronary in...

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Healing after myocardial infarction

Georg Ertl and Stefan Frantz.

in Cardiovascular Research

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 7903 words.

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Wounding and healing are archaic principles, prerequisite for survival of any biologic material. However, strategies to cope with wounding may be...

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Myocardial Remodelling after Myocardial Infarction

Kavitha Vimalesvaran and Michael Marber.

in Textbook of Post-ICU Medicine: The Legacy of Critical Care

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care. 5140 words.

This chapter focuses on myocardial remodelling, a process that affects the heart’s shape, structure, and function, following myocardial injury (MI). Post-MI remodelling can be divided into...

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Evaluation of myocardial viability after myocardial infarction

R. Krishnamani and R. Senior.

in European Heart Journal Supplements

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 0 words.

Early after acute myocardial infarction in patients who are stable, it is important to assess myocardial viability for both prognostic and therapeutic reasons. Myocardial contrast...

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Myocardial contrast echocardiography in acute myocardial infarction

S. lliceto, V. Marangelli, A. Marchese, A. Amico, L. Galiuto and P. Rizzon.

in European Heart Journal

March 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 0 words.

Myocardial contrast echocardiography is a technique used in experimental and clinical settings in order to visualize the pattern of intramyocardial perfusion. In the acute phase of...

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Regenerative healing following foetal myocardial infarction,

Benjamin J. Herdrich, Enrico Danzer, Marcus G. Davey, Myron Allukian, Virginia Englefield, Joseph H. Gorman, Robert C. Gorman and Kenneth W. Liechty.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5696 words.

Objectives: The adult response to myocardial infarction results in inflammation, scar formation, left ventricular dilatation, and loss of regional and global function....

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