Myocardial Infarction - Definition and Types

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Myocardial Infarction - Definition and Types

Type 1 - Spontaneous Myocardial Infarction
 - Atherosclerotic plaque rupture or intraluminal thrombus in one or more of the coronary arteries
Type 2 - Myocardial Infarction Secondary to an Ischaemic Imbalance
 - Condition other than CAD contributes to an imbalance between myocardial oxygen supply and/or demand
Type 3 - Cardiac Death Due to Myocardial Infarction
 - Suffer cardiac death with symptoms suggestive of myocardial ischaemia without elevated biomarkers
Type 4 - Myocardial Infarction Associated With Revascularization Procedure
 - 4a: Related to PCI
 - 4b: Related to Stent Thrombosis
Type 5 - Myocardial Infarction Related to CABG Procedure


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