Myocardial Infarction - Definition
Myocardial infarction (MI) is defined as myocardial cell death in combination with symptoms suggestive of myocardial ischaemia.1,2
- Thygesen K, et al. Third universal definition of myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012;60:1581-1598.
- Steg G, et al, for the Task Force on the management of ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). ESC guidelines for the management of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation. Eur Heart J 2012;33:2569-2619.