myocardial infarction

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The study focused on two types of heart attacks: a severe, life-threatening heart attack called ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and a less severe type called Non-STEMI, which is more common among patients. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 30 Nov. 2020 There's also evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can directly infect the heart and cause arrhythmias and, in some cases, contribute to symptoms that mimic a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, Glembotski said. Stephanie Innes, USA TODAY, 22 Sep. 2020 Autopsies concluded that the patients often suffered cardiovascular and other diseases, and that all of them died of causes unrelated to vaccines, such as aortic dissection, acute myocardial infarction and cerebral hemorrhage. Denise Grady, New York Times, 24 Nov. 2020 There's also evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can directly infect the heart and cause arrhythmias and, in some cases, contribute to symptoms that mimic a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, Glembotski said. Stephanie Innes, USA TODAY, 22 Sep. 2020 There's also evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can directly infect the heart and cause arrhythmias and, in some cases, contribute to symptoms that mimic a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, Glembotski said. Stephanie Innes, USA TODAY, 22 Sep. 2020 There's also evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can directly infect the heart and cause arrhythmias and, in some cases, contribute to symptoms that mimic a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, Glembotski said. Stephanie Innes, USA TODAY, 22 Sep. 2020 There's also evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can directly infect the heart and cause arrhythmias and, in some cases, contribute to symptoms that mimic a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, Glembotski said. Stephanie Innes, USA TODAY, 22 Sep. 2020 That’s a critical portion of care for those suffering ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, according to American Heart Association materials. Jon Arnold, Dallas News, 23 Sep. 2020

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Myocardial infarction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myocardial%20infarction. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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myocardial infarction

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