myocardial infarction


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Recent Examples on the Web The certificate lists his immediate cause of death as myocardial infarction and the condition leading up to it as coronary artery disease. Sara Netzley,, 23 July 2022 In a report obtained by PEOPLE, Florida's Broward County Medical Examiner said Bruce died on April 28 of acute myocardial infarction due to coronary heart disease. Jason Duaine Hahn,, 22 July 2022 These drugs were initially used in patients recovering from myocardial infarction (MI) to prevent the recurrence of a heart attack. Ganes Kesari, Forbes, 30 June 2022 The overall mortality rate during hospitalization for myocardial infarction — heart attack — was 16.7% among women and 11.5% among men. Marija Butkovic, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2022 The doctor was insistent: The EKG clearly indicated a serious myocardial infarction. New York Times, 3 Feb. 2022 In Hinds County, deaths from acute myocardial infarction, or heart attacks, increased 54% from 2019 to 2020. USA TODAY, 10 Dec. 2021 As well as harming infrastructure and setting back businesses, extreme and variable weather directly impacts human health, increasing deaths through stroke and myocardial infarction, said heart and lung transplant surgeon Bill Frist. Zachary Snowdon Smith, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 The evidence is robust that hs-cTnI in particular can predict the risk of incident CV events such as mortality, myocardial infarction and heart-failure hospitalization. Christos Varounis, Scientific American, 3 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of myocardial infarction

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of myocardial infarction was in 1927

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“Myocardial infarction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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