What Is an Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction?


Anterior wall myocardial infarction or commonly referred to as heart attack, is the interruption of blood supply to the anterior part of the heart, causing death. This usually caused by an imbalance in oxygen supply and demand in the heart resulting in an acute reduction of blood supply to the heart. Common symptoms of myocardial infarction include sudden chest pain shortness of breath, nausea, sweating and anxiety.
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