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Could I have had a heart attack despite a normal MRI?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: MRI/ Heart attack

Heart attack usually is heart muscle death, MRI would l show area of dead muscle as well as left & right ventricular volumes, function & mass, valves ,diastolic function, ischemia, Viability, cardiomyopathy,tissue characterization; mass, pericardium,extracardiac structures.
So do not worry. Very rarely could have spasm -verapamil should work- Holter /loop may help diagnose f/u/ w/ doc

In brief: MRI/ Heart attack

Heart attack usually is heart muscle death, MRI would l show area of dead muscle as well as left & right ventricular volumes, function & mass, valves ,diastolic function, ischemia, Viability, cardiomyopathy,tissue characterization; mass, pericardium,extracardiac structures.
So do not worry. Very rarely could have spasm -verapamil should work- Holter /loop may help diagnose f/u/ w/ doc
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