The obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or region of tissue, typically by a thrombus or embolus, causing local death of the tissue.
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- Secondly, exertional angina can progress to unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction, or death.
- What about intentionally giving thrombolytic drugs after myocardial infarction?
- The efficacy of thrombolysis after acute myocardial infarction differs by age.
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