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What does it mean to have myocardial infarction? My aunt wants to know.

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart attack

When some heart muscle is deprived of oxygen it dies.
Usually an artery has clotted off. A heart attack or myocardial infarction happens next.

In brief: Heart attack

When some heart muscle is deprived of oxygen it dies.
Usually an artery has clotted off. A heart attack or myocardial infarction happens next.
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