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How is ischemia linked to myocardial infarction, along with thrombosis?
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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: MI
Ischemia is a state of insufficient blood supply to an organ, in this case the heart.
When the condition persists it causes death of the tissue/organ - myocardial infarction. The cause of limited supply can be a narrowing of the supplying blood vessel, a blood cloth(thrombosis), a combination of both, or an increased tissue energy need such as in fever/sepsis etc...

In brief: MI
Ischemia is a state of insufficient blood supply to an organ, in this case the heart.
When the condition persists it causes death of the tissue/organ - myocardial infarction. The cause of limited supply can be a narrowing of the supplying blood vessel, a blood cloth(thrombosis), a combination of both, or an increased tissue energy need such as in fever/sepsis etc...
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: MI
All this terminology indicate sequence of events and of pathological significance.
Ischemia means partial lack of blood supply. Thrombosis is due to plaque deposition within an artery. Infarction is a total lack of blood supply resulting in death of a muscle or tissue.

In brief: MI
All this terminology indicate sequence of events and of pathological significance.
Ischemia means partial lack of blood supply. Thrombosis is due to plaque deposition within an artery. Infarction is a total lack of blood supply resulting in death of a muscle or tissue.
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