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Sequential double vessel myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  22094311     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) involving acute transmural ischemia of two vascular territories at the same time, which is known as double or combined infarction, is a well described phenomenon but rarely reported in most series of patients admitted for AMI. This may be related to the fact that AMI with multiple vessel obstruction often causes extensive myocardial injury and death before the patient arrives at the hospital. It is speculated that double infarction results from the overall prothrombotic and inflammatory conditions associated with AMI.
Authors:
Hélder Ribeiro; Catarina Ferreira; Ana Batista; Pedro Magalhães; Renato Margato; Sofia Carvalho; Alberto Ferreira; Pedro Mateus; Ilídio Moreira
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0870-2551     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710716     Medline TA:  Rev Port Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  POR     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia. Published by Elsevier España. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Serviço de Cardiologia, Centro Hospitalar de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Unidade de Vila Real, Vila Real, Portugal.
Vernacular Title:
Enfarte agudo do miocárdio duplo sequencial.
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