Author | Yerem Yeghiazarians, MD

Articles

Myocardial Infarction: New Meaning, Same Name

October 13, 2012

In 2000, MI was defined as any necrosis in the setting of myocardial ischemia. The 2007 update to this definition recognized that different conditions can lead to myocardial necrosis and 5 types of myocardial infarctions were defined.