infarction

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Related to silent myocardial infarction: silent myocardial ischemia, transmural infarction
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Synonyms for infarction

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

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This high prevalence of silent myocardial infarction (MI) in asymptomatic women that can be detected only with an ECG suggests that it's important to get an ECG recording for all postmenopausal women, Dr.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The primary outcome measure was the rate of coronary heart disease, defined as acute myocardial infarction requiring overnight hospitalization, silent myocardial infarction determined from serial electrocardiograms, or coronary heart disease death.
Numerous published studies report that degeneration of the autonomic nervous system is associated with a broad range of life-threatening medical conditions, including diabetes, silent myocardial infarction and cardiac arrhythmia's.
Coronary angiography was then performed in 94 of the 121 patients (33%) who were found to have silent myocardial infarction.
Before these diagnostic tools were available, life-threatening coronary artery compromise and silent myocardial infarctions often went unappreciated.