- plural form of myocardial infarction
- There are two types of acute myocardial infarction: transmural (complete stop of the blood flow) and subendocardial (stop of blood flow in a small area).
- Symptoms - Chest pain, heartburn, shortness of bresath, sweating, nausea or vomiting
- Rick factors - Smoking, diet high in saturated fat and calories, excessive alcohol, men over age forty-five, women over asge fifty-five, diabetes
The definition of a myocardial infarction is a heart attack caused by an interruption of the blood supply to the heart.
Facts About Myocardial Infactions
An example of a myocardial infarction is what causes sudden chest pain coming from the left arm, shortness of breath, nausea and anxiety.