anterior myocardial infarction

an·te·ri·or my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion

infarction involving the anterior wall of the left ventricle, and producing indicative electrocardiographic changes in the anterior chest leads and often in limb leads, I and aVL.
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A 72-year-old woman with a history of systemic arterial hypertension presented to the emergency department with chest pain, and an electrocardiogram showed acute anterior myocardial infarction with striking ST-segment elevation, upright T waves, and large Q waves in leads [V.
Specific findings of the standard 12-lead ECg in patients with 'Takotsubo' cardiomyopathy: comparison with the findings of acute anterior myocardial infarction.
Electrocardiography showed acute anterior myocardial infarction.
The study, titled "Surgical Anterior Ventricular Endocardial Restoration (SAVR) in the Dilated Remodeled Ventricle Following Anterior Myocardial Infarction," was published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Compression or retraction of the LIMA pedicle during surgical dissection has probably caused an arterial spasm, a decreased blood flow to LAD coronary artery and an anterior myocardial infarction.
Abstract: We report a case of anterior myocardial infarction in a middle-aged man without risk factors for atherosclerosis in whom myocardial bridge was diagnosed several years later.
A 32-year-old apparently healthy man was referred to our coronary care unit with acute anterior myocardial infarction.
We report the case of an 88-year-old woman with dextroversion who presented with an acute anterior myocardial infarction that was successfully treated with coronary stent implantation.
In this study, we sought to confirm the above mentioned hypothesis and aimed to evaluate the effect of termination properties of the LAD coronary artery on the left ventricular (LV) and RV systolic and diastolic functions by tissue Doppler echocar-diography (TDE) in patients experiencing their first anterior myocardial infarction who had undergone successful primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

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