Common Procedures for Heart Attack
A heart attack , also called a myocardial infarction, occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle is blocked, depriving it of oxygen and other essential nutrients. When deprived of blood, the heart muscle becomes damaged or dies, preventing it from pumping. Fortunately, there are many procedures available to help reverse the narrowing or blockage of the arteries. In this video, the host describes a few of these procedures and how they work to restore blood flow to the heart muscle.
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