Thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction.

  • Published 2005

Abstract

Pathophysiology Myocardial infarction (MI) usually occurs as a result of plaque rupture, resulting in thrombus formation. Atherosclerotic plaques form over time in arteries. The plaque consists of soft atheroma, an infiltration of white blood cells engulfs the lipid and forms foam cells and a fibrous cap. The plaque can rupture as a result of many factors… (More)

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@inproceedings{2005ThrombolyticTI, title={Thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction.}, author={}, year={2005} }