acute myocardial infarction

noun

Medical Definition of acute myocardial infarction

: heart attack Treatment during the first few hours after acute myocardial infarction is critical to the long-term prognosis …— Gilles Montalescot et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 21 June 2001 abbreviation AMI

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“Acute myocardial infarction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acute%20myocardial%20infarction. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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