Questions tagged [myocardial-infarction]

Questions regarding a myocardial infarction, also known as heart attack.

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Is aggressive treatment needed in inferior wall type of heart attacks

Heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) is broadly of 2 types: anterior wall and inferior wall, depending on the wall of heart involved. The anterior wall MI is far more dangerous, both in short ...
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What do these various descriptions mean in a dobutamine stress echocardiogam report?

Evidence of inferior/posterior infarction or hibernation Preserved LVEF Basal posterior segment is akinetic Basal and mid inferior segments are hypokinetic Preserved systolic function No pericardial ...