Triggering of Acute Myocardial Infarction

@article{Kondo1995TriggeringOA,
  title={Triggering of Acute Myocardial Infarction},
  author={Nicholas I. Kondo and James E. Muller},
  journal={European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation},
  year={1995},
  volume={2},
  pages={499 - 504}
}
The mechanisms of acute coronary artery disease onset are receiving increasing attention. Study of these mechanisms has been stimulated by the finding that the onset of acute myocardial infarction is more likely during the morning hours after awakening, suggesting that activities of the patient often trigger the event. Triggering may occur when stressors placed on the body produce hemodymamic, vasoconstrictive, and prothrombotic forces — acute risk factors — that can cause disruption of a… CONTINUE READING

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