Source: canadiem.org
Type 1 vs Type 2 Myocardial Infarction

Myocardial Infarction Type 1:

 - Plaque rupture/erosion with occlusive thrombus 

 - Plaque rupture/erosion with non-occlusive thrombus 

Myocardial Infarction Type 2:

 - Atherosclerosis and oxygen supply/demand imbalance 

 - Vasospasm or coronary microvascular dysfunction 

 - Non-atherosclerotic coronary dissection 

 - Oxygen supply/demand imbalance alone 

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