Glossary: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

A STEMI is an acute MI (heart attack ) that is life-threatening. A STEMI occurs when one of the heart's major arteries is blocked. It is diagnosed by the presentation of a patient with symptoms, ST elevation on the ECG and requires emergency medical attention and urgent treatment of an Angiogram and Angioplasty.

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