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Vincent Siragusa
(406) 782-4531
401 S Alabama
Butte, MT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Vincent P Siragusa, MD
(406) 782-4531
401 S Alabama St Ste 9
Butte, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1972

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James Louis Whittle, MD
(406) 454-2171
1400 29th St S
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1971

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James T Maddux, MD
(406) 542-1663
4018 Lincoln Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.John Burg
(406) 238-2500
801 North 27th Street
Billings, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1966
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp &
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Sharon L Hecker
(406) 496-3600
435 S Crystal St
Butte, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Sharon Lynette Hecker, MD
(406) 782-1932
1101 S Montana St
Butte, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987

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Wendyll Stan Wilson
(406) 329-2945
601 W Spruce St Ste A
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Janet L Otto
(406) 238-2000
1020 N 27th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Cardiology

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John William Mc Mahon, MD
(406) 443-4020
3404 Cooney Dr
Helena, MT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1957

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Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI or MI), More Commonly Known as a Heart Attack

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI or MI), more commonly knowheart attackn as a heart attack, is a medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to a part of the heart is interrupted, most commonly due to rupture of a vulnerable plaque.

The resulting ischemia or oxygen shortage causes damage and potential death of heart tissue.

The term myocardial infarction is derived from myocardium (the heart muscle) and infarction (tissue death due to oxygen starvation). The phrase "heart attack" is sometimes used incorrectly to describe sudden cardiac death, which may or may not be the result of acute myocardial infarction.

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Silent Killer 

Approximately one fourth of all myocardial infarctions are silent, without chest pain or other symptoms.

Heart Attack vs. Cardiac Arrest

A heart attack is different from, but can be the cause of cardiac arrest, which is the stopping of the heartbeat, and cardiac arrhythmia, an abnormal heartbeat. It is also distinct from heart failure, in which the pumping action of the heart is impaired; severe myocardial infarction may lead to heart failure, but not necessarily.


Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Symptoms

Classical symptoms of acute myocardial infarction include:

  • chest pain (typically radiating to the left arm or left side of the neck),
  • shortness of breath,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • palpitations,
  • sweating, and
  • anxiety (often described as a sense of impending doom)

Women often experience different symptoms from men. The most common symptoms of MI in women include:

  • shortness of breath,
  • weakness, and
  • fatigue

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Risk Factors and Statistics

An Acute Myocardial Infarction is a medical emergency, and the leading cause of death for both men and wo...

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