Medicine: Rapid Interpretation Infarction

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1

what does myocardial infarction result from

occlusion of coronary artery

2

when does myocardial infarction normally happen

coronary artery to left ventricle becomes occlused, producing an area of myocardium without blood supply

3

does any other place in the heart other than the LV suffer MIs

no

4

why does the LV only experience MI

because it is the thickest part of the heart

5

how can an infarct of the left ventriclee hurt another area of the heart

LV arteries may send branches ot other areas of the heart too

6

what happens electrically to an area of infarct

it is dead electrically