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What is the widowmaker heart attack survival rate?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Usually low

Because the left main coronary artery feeds two of the three main coronary arteries of your heart .
.. So a left main coronary blockage will cause a heart attack of two thirds of your heart, including most of the left ventricle ...

In brief: Usually low

Because the left main coronary artery feeds two of the three main coronary arteries of your heart .
.. So a left main coronary blockage will cause a heart attack of two thirds of your heart, including most of the left ventricle ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart attack

That depends on how much muscle is damaged.
If 40% or more of the heart muscle is damaged, the mortality is greater than 50% from heart failure. But that assumes the person gets past the first eight hours during death rate is as high as 25% from arrhythmias.

In brief: Heart attack

That depends on how much muscle is damaged.
If 40% or more of the heart muscle is damaged, the mortality is greater than 50% from heart failure. But that assumes the person gets past the first eight hours during death rate is as high as 25% from arrhythmias.
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