Myocardial Infarction

  • G. M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)


Myocardial infarction is a consequence of myocardial ischaemia which has been prolonged beyond the point at which myocardial tissue recovery is possible. The causes, and factors predisposing to it are the same as for myocardial ischaemia [see chapter 2.9].


Myocardial Infarction Myocardial Ischaemia Anaesthetic Management Prior Myocardial Infarction Plasma Catecholamine Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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