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Are there other names for a myocardial infarction?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Heart Attack

Heart attack is the general term for a myocardial infarction.

In brief: Heart Attack

Heart attack is the general term for a myocardial infarction.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Robert Roth
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Heart attack is a generic term. Medical terms include myocardial infarction, mi, acute coronary syndrome, acute coronary occlusion and acute coronary thrombosis.
There are several types of myocardial infarction that are important for the treating physicians to know. They include stemi, nstemi, q wave mi, non-q wave mi, transmural mi, semi and others.

In brief: Yes

Heart attack is a generic term. Medical terms include myocardial infarction, mi, acute coronary syndrome, acute coronary occlusion and acute coronary thrombosis.
There are several types of myocardial infarction that are important for the treating physicians to know. They include stemi, nstemi, q wave mi, non-q wave mi, transmural mi, semi and others.
Dr. Robert Roth
Dr. Robert Roth
Thank
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