myocardial infarction

noun

Examples of myocardial infarction in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, there are higher rates of lymphomas and lung cancers, MACE (cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke), and thrombosis (pulmonary embolism, venous and arterial thrombosis). Lana Barhum, Verywell Health, 15 Jan. 2024 Aside from having a repeat myocardial infarction, there were other significant disparities in the demographics of the patients who could and could not recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. Amber Sayer, Health, 11 Sep. 2023 And in individuals with cardiovascular disease, it’s been found to reduce mortality related to the disease and decrease the risk of myocardial infarction, according to a Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine study. Megan Falk, Women's Health, 4 Sep. 2023 Guardia, who shared Figueroa with former partner Joan Sebastian, said her son died from acute myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillation. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 11 Apr. 2023 Following the death of the singer and actor Julián Figueroa on Sunday night, due to an acute myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillation, many who were less familiar with his output began listening to his songs and learning about his burgeoning film career. Tommy Calle, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2023 Acute myocardial infarction is a heart attack and ventricular fibrillation, also known as V-Fib, is an irregular heart rhythm that can be deadly, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 11 Apr. 2023 His tweet included social media images, of which some suggested that Erdogan was critically ill in hospital having suffered a myocardial infarction. Mostafa Salem, CNN, 27 Apr. 2023 This in the long term may play a role in developing chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, and other heart conditions like myocardial infarction, or heart attack. Alyssa Hui, Health, 10 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of myocardial infarction was in 1927

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“Myocardial infarction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myocardial%20infarction. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

myocardial infarction

noun

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