Infarct

Mortality up with spontaneous bleeding after PCI

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), spontaneous bleeding is associated with increased risk of death, comparable to that associated with myocardial infarction (MI), ...

Apr 13, 2015
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Contemporary PCI outcome predictors defined

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), predictors of outcome include previous anemia, previous chronic kidney injury, and previous moderate to severe left ventricular ...

Apr 03, 2015
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In medicine, infarction refers to tissue death (necrosis) caused by a local lack of oxygen due to obstruction of the tissue's blood supply. The resulting lesion is referred to as an infarct, (from the Latin infarctus (stuffed into).

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