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What is the difference between a myocardial infarct, ischemia and angina?

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Dr. Walter Pierce
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Maybe very serious

Ischemia means an area of the heart is not getting enough blood usually because of a blockage in an artery.
The severity depends on whether it is a major artery or not. An intact occurs when the artery is completely blocked and the muscle dies. Angina is the pain felt when ischemia occurs.

In brief: Maybe very serious

Ischemia means an area of the heart is not getting enough blood usually because of a blockage in an artery.
The severity depends on whether it is a major artery or not. An intact occurs when the artery is completely blocked and the muscle dies. Angina is the pain felt when ischemia occurs.
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