DRHC / Dr Rami Hamed Center
DRHC Dubai Blogs

silent heart attack

Did you hear about Silent heart attack or Silent myocardial infarctions?

It represents between 22-64% of all myocardial infarctions.

It can happen without chest pain,  and some times with atypical symptoms such as palpitation.

They are more common in the:

  • Elderly,
  • Diabetic patient,
  • Women,
  • Immediately after surgery,
  • In critically ill patients,

After heart transplantation the explanation here the donor heart is not fully innervated by the nervous system of the recipient.

Book an Appointment

How do you know the heart attack was happened?

  • By doing ECG and Echocardiography we see ECG changes such as Q wave and ST elevation and motion abnormalities by echo
  • Confirmed by Coronary angiogram which shows the narrowing or blockage of the artery in the infarcted area.

Know more about ischemic heart disease

 

 

 

 

Share By
    
bg-img14.jpg

Join Our Newsletter

Join over 2,000 other marketing pros in subscribing to the award-winning our Blog.

Leave a comment

Book an Appointment

Popular Articles