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David L Roth
(406) 257-8992
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Milton S Glatterer
(406) 751-5706
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
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Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Torbjorn Ingvar Joreteg
(406) 755-7785
160 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Jack Layton Davis, MD
(406) 752-7636
350 Heritage Way Ste 2100
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Kalispell Regional Hospital, Kalispell, Mt; North Valley Hospital, Whitefish, Mt
Group Practice: Kalispell Diagnostic Service Pc

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Walter G Graves
(406) 751-5706
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Niall Patrick Madigan, MD
(406) 690-9307
312 Plantation Dr
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of London, The Middlesex Hosp Med Sch (352-26 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1969

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Alan Brown Williams, MD
(406) 257-8992
202 Conway Dr Ste 1
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jon J Johnson
(406) 257-8992
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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William T Highfill
(406) 257-8992
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Cardiology

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Eve L Gillespie
(406) 257-8992
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
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Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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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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