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John James Baga
(218) 879-4641
512 Skyline Blvd
Cloquet, MN
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(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
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(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
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Ste 201, 1001 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN
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Cardiologist
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Gale Gordon Kerns, MD
(218) 786-3443
740 S Lake Ave
Duluth, MN
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Cardiology
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Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1973

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(218) 722-1497
4325 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN
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Lee Vincent Giorgi
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
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(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
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Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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LaSzlo Steven Tekler
(218) 249-3057
1001 E Superior St
Duluth, MN
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Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Albert Joseph Deibele, MD
(218) 786-8364
407 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
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Cardiology
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Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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