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The Pathology of Acute Myocardial infarction: Definition, Location, Pathogenesis, Effects of Reperfusion, Complications, and Sequelae

  • Bruce F. Waller
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    Corresponding Author: Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46223
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    Professor of Pathology and Medicine; Director, Section of Cardiovascular Pathology; and Research Associate, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
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      This article reviews the definition, locations, and pathogenesis of acute myocardial infarction and provides a review of the pathology of acute reperfusion therapy. Various complications and sequelae of acute myocardial infarction are also surveyed.
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