Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) Center

A heart attack happens when a blood clot completely obstructs a coronary artery supplying blood to the heart muscle. A heart attack can cause chest pain, heart failure, and electrical instability of the heart. Read more: Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) Article

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