transmural infarction

transmural infarction

death of myocardial tissue that extends from the endocardium to the epicardium as a result of a myocardial infarction.
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Although the reasons for the absence of abnormal Q waves are not fully understood, they are associated with subendocardial rather than transmural infarction, inferior rather than anterior infarcts, and smaller rather than larger infarcts in adults.
Damage to the affected bowel portion may range from reversible ischemia to transmural infarction with necrosis and perforation.
5] in the 24 hr before emergency department arrival, the authors observed an increased risk of transmural infarction, but no association for risk of a nontransmural infarction.
3]) in the 24 hr before arriving at the emergency department for MI was not associated with MI overall but was associated with an increased relative risk of a transmural infarction.
Compared with the subjects who had a nontransmural infarction, those who had a transmural infarction were more likely to have had an angioplasty and/or catheterization postinfarction but less likely to have had CABG (Table 1).
Patients with preexisting COPD and those < 65 years of age had substantially larger relative risks of transmural infarction associated with each 10.
Relative risk of ED admission for transmural infarction (and 95% CI) associated with each 10.