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How to stop a heart attack?
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
10 doctors agree
In brief: Revascularization
The only way to stop a myocardial infarction is to re open the obstructed or nearly obstructed coronary artery.
That is why if the coronary artery can be reopened within minutes after the obstruction the early and long term survival is improved.

In brief: Revascularization
The only way to stop a myocardial infarction is to re open the obstructed or nearly obstructed coronary artery.
That is why if the coronary artery can be reopened within minutes after the obstruction the early and long term survival is improved.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Acute or chronic?
If you're having one right now, please go to the er. If you mean long term, don't smoke, do exercise, stay normal weight, have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked and have treated if indicated.
If you're male and >50, take Aspirin (65 for women). And finally, please choose the right parents.

In brief: Acute or chronic?
If you're having one right now, please go to the er. If you mean long term, don't smoke, do exercise, stay normal weight, have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked and have treated if indicated.
If you're male and >50, take Aspirin (65 for women). And finally, please choose the right parents.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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