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Daniel Schrader
(870) 864-9043
704 W Grove St
El Dorado, AR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Clyde Sheppard, MD
(850) 862-7167
600 S Timberlane Dr
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1960

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Daniel Diego Schrader, MD
704 W Grove St
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Salvador, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1974

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Rakesh K Sharma
(870) 863-2515
700 W Grove St
El Dorado, AR
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas Bradford LeMay
(501) 624-6641
200 Heartcenter Ln
Hot Springs, AR
Specialty
Cardiology

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Girish Ravishankar Bhatt, MD
(870) 863-0333
PO Box 11390
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Aldo Vicente Fonticiella
(870) 863-6133
619 W Grove St
El Dorado, AR
Specialty
Cardiology

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Aldo Vicente Fonticiella, MD
(870) 863-6133
619 W Grove St
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr.Daniel Schrader
(870) 864-9043
620 W Grove St # 201
El Dorado, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Salvador, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Cardiologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Geetha Ramaswamy
(203) 785-6484
3211 N Northhills Blvd # 110
Fayetteville, AR
Gender
F
Speciality
Cardiologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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