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  • n  localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

  • The risk assessment tool below uses recent data from the Framingham Heart Study to estimate 10-year risk for hard coronary heart disease outcomes (myocardial infarction and .
  • A group from Harvard estimated this risk and evaluated that on average, the extra risk of having a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, between 6 a.
  • The myocardial infarction of September 1955 was well healed.

  • Andrea in Washington Post
    It is well-established that air pollution causes myocardial infarction [heart attack] and stroke,said Dr. Andrea Baccarelli, who led the study while at the Harvard School of Public Health. "This is the first time that anyone has connected...
  • René Lévesque in Channel News Asia
    A quarter of individuals in our study who suffered an acute myocardial infarction did so within two weeks of their first Vioxx prescription,Linda Levesque, a doctoral student at McGill University in Montreal and lead author of the study, said...
  • John Steinbeck in Reuters
    During the first month after myocardial infarction, in an optimally treated high-risk patient population, ICD implantation does not offer a survival benefit,study author Dr. Gerhard Steinbeck, a paid adviser to Medtronic, said in a slide...

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