Date Uploaded: 13/08/2012
Myocardial infarction is a medical emergency .Without treatment, significant parts of the heart can be permanently damaged, preventing efficient pumping of blood to the rest of the body, and resulting in a type of heart failure called congestive heart failure. Symptoms of a myocardial infarction may include chest pressure or pain, shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, vomiting, and/ or fainting. Dr. Mohamed Wafaei discusses the causes, symptoms and signs, and prevention of Myocardial infarction.
Tags: Heart, cardiology, Acute myocardial infarction, cardiac enzymes, mortality rate, European Association of percutaneous cardiovascular interventions, EAPCI, European Society of Cardiology, Euro PC, Egyptian Association of Cardiology, stent for life, catheterization, echo cardiology, ECG, cerebral stroke, heart failure, decompensated heart failure, cardiac muscle, thrombosis, coronary heart diseases, hypotension, atherosclerosis, heart beats, pace maker, stress, salt intake, intra ventricular catheterization