Flashcards in Myocardial infarction II Deck (12)
what are the three main classes of medical therapy for MI?
everyone with chest pain gets what four treatments?
what is the result of an NSTEMI?
ruptured / eroded plaque with acute thrombus formation and INCOMPLETE obstruction of blood flow
thrombolytics are contraindicated in what type of clot?
platelet rich white clot
what is the initial management for medically refractory ischemia / symptoms and hemodynamic / electrical instability?
cardiac catheterization within 24-48 hours
what is the most sensitive lead for a RV MI?
what is the time frame for lytic therapy in STEMI?
what is the time frame for balloon therapy for PCI?
what are the absolute contraindications for thrombolytic therapy?
prior intracranial hemorrhage
known cerebral vascular lesion
known malignant intracranial neoplasm
ischemic stroke within 3 months
closed head wound
intracranial or intraspinal surgery within 2 months
severe uncontrolled HTN
where does damage occur first in NSTEMI?
site furthest from blood flow, in the subendocardium
post MI care is dictated based on what factors?
CV risk factors