What is a heart attack? Heart attacks, or acute myocardial infarction, sometimes myocardial infarction or just "MI", is death of heart muscle cells due to a lack in blood flow. This video discusses the pathophysiology behind a heart attack, as well as common signs and symptoms, complications, and treatment options.
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