subendocardial infarction

subendocardial infarction

[-en′dōkär′dē·əl]
a myocardial infarction that involves the innermost layer and, in some cases, parts of the middle layer of the myocardium but does not extend to the epicardium.
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Cardiac MRI following one of these episodes confirmed an acute subendocardial infarction.
POPULATION Inclusion required hospital admission between January 1, 1998, and June 30, 1999, and a diagnosis of acute MI or subendocardial infarction.
Inclusion criteria for entering the cohort included admission to a TriHealth hospital during an 18-month period between January 1, 1998, and June 30, 1999, and a discharge diagnosis of acute MI or subendocardial infarction.
However, mechanical recovery does not exclude the presence of subendocardial infarction, which could account for the enzyme release.
The most common types of MI were subendocardial infarction (34%), MI of other inferior wall (23%), and MI of other anterior wall (19%).