Myocardial Infarction Review

Myocardial Infarction Review DEFINITION OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION Myocardial Infarction involving the left ventricle Myocardial Infarction (acute MI) refers to the injury or death of heart muscle (cardiac myonecrosis) due to inadequate blood flow (perfusion) from the coronary arteries. Impaired perfusion to the myocardium results in a critical reduction of nutrient supply¬†(primarily oxygen) to the myocardium, […]