What an interventional cardiologist should know about the pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Kristensen1999WhatAI,
  title={What an interventional cardiologist should know about the pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Steen Dalby Kristensen and Henning Rud Andersen and E. Falk},
  journal={Seminars in interventional cardiology : SIIC},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={11-6}
}
Basic knowledge of the sequence of cellular events that change the relative benign disease coronary atherosclerosis into a life-threatening acute coronary syndrome is of great importance for the interventional cardiologist in order to understand and choose the correct pharmacological and interventional management in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Plaque disruption, or fissuring, with superimposed thrombosis frequently complicates the course of coronary atherosclerosis. Small… CONTINUE READING
2 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…