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  1. Acute Myocardial Infarction Management

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    Acute Myocardial Infarction Management, Complications following a myocardial infarction See the separate Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction article. ...

  2. Acute Myocardial Infarction

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    Acute Myocardial Infarction, An acute myocardial infarction is caused by necrosis of myocardial tissue due to ischaemia, usually due to blockage of a coronary artery by a ...

  3. Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction

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    Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Severe left ventricular dysfunction or one of the other mechanical complications of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) causes most of t...

  4. Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

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    Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction), A heart attack (myocardial infarction) is usually caused by a blood clot, which stops the blood flowing to a part of your hea...

  5. After a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

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    After a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction), This leaflet discusses the common advice that applies to most people who have had a heart attack (myocardial inf...

  6. Medication after a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

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    Medication after a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction), If you have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction), it is common to be advised to take four ...

  7. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers for Myocardial Infarction

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    Cardiac Enzymes and Markers for Myocardial Infarction, Elevations of cardiac enzyme levels should be interpreted in the context of clinical and ECG findings. [ 1 ] Cardiac tro...

  8. Posterior Myocardial Infarct

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    Posterior Myocardial Infarct, Presentation See separate Cardiac-type Chest Pain Presenting in Primary Care , Acute Coronary Syndrome and Acute Myocardial Infarction ...

  9. Acute Coronary Syndrome

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    Acute Coronary Syndrome, What happens in acute coronary syndrome (ACS)? ACS ranges from a heart attack (myocardial infarction) to unstable angina. , acute...

  10. Acute Coronary Syndrome

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    Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI is discussed in the separate Acute Myocardial Infarction , Acute Myocardial Infarction Management , Complications of Acute Myocardial Infar...

  11. Dressler's Syndrome

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    See also the separate article on Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction . Dressler’s syndrome was first described in 1956. It is characterised by pleuritic chest pain, low-grade fev...

  12. Acute Pericarditis

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    Acute Pericarditis, Anticoagulants should be avoided unless the pericarditis is secondary to acute myocardial infarction, as they can cause intrapericardial bleeding and possibly fat...

  13. Acute Pulmonary Oedema

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    Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Aetiology Raised pulmonary capillary pressure: Heart: Ischaemic heart disease: acute myocardial infarction , acute coronary syndrom...

  14. Thrombolytic Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

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    Thrombolytic Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke, Hospitals also need to look to their systems to reduce delay, as has been done with acute myocardial infarction. [ 16 ] Even if the ...

  15. Coronary Revascularisation

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    See also separate Acute Coronary Syndrome , Acute Myocardial Infarction , Acute Myocardial Infarction Management, Stable Angina and Cardiac Catheterisation articles....

  16. Coronary Artery Vasospasm

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    First described by Prinzmetal et al in 1959, coronary artery vasospasm may be associated with acute myocardial infarction, serious ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death. Most patients also...

  17. Inserting Temporary Pacemakers

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    Indications for temporary transvenous cardiac pacing [ 3 ] Emergency or acute: Acute myocardial infarction with: Asystole. Symptomatic bradycardia (sinus bradyc...

  18. Cardiac Rehabilitation

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    Cardiac rehabilitation after an acute myocardial infarction includes communication of the diagnosis and advice, psychological and social support, motivation, and lifestyle changes, as well as...

  19. ECG A Methodical Approach

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    Diagnosis of an acute myocardial infarction can be very difficult in the presence of an old myocardial infarction or left bundle branch block (LBBB). , myocardial inf...

  20. Cardiogenic Shock

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    Cardiogenic shock most commonly occurs as a complication of acute myocardial infarction (MI). It occurs in 7% of patients with ST-segment elevation MI and 3% with non ST-segment elevation MI....