infarction

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Related to cardiac infarction: subendocardial infarction, transmural infarction, transmural myocardial infarction
  • noun

Synonyms for infarction

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

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Together with three researchers at the University of Uppsala, Ortivus continued during the period to develop an integrated, computer-based decision-making support system for early diagnosis, risk assessment and treatment of patients with suspected cardiac infarction.
The immunoassay technology underlying the design builds upon that employed in Nanogen's current cardiac infarction products, which are capable of delivering results at the point of care in as little as 15 minutes.
Deepak Srivastava, the head of the research team and a professor specializing in pediatric cardiology, stated that, "While we do not know exactly how TB4 is preventing or reducing damage to the heart, the evidence suggests that it may prevent apoptosis (natural cell death) resulting from a cardiac infarction.
Professor Sven Enerback's research focuses on the development of new stem cell-based treatment methods for cardiac infarction and heart failure.
Called Tako-Tsubo syndrome, or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, it is a rare disease, which at first used to be confused with the far more common (and dangerous) cardiac infarction or heart attack.