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Acute Myocardial Infarction Toolkit
Use American Heart Association tools and resources to empower your patients after a heart attack.
Non-Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various non-invasive test and cardiac procedures, such as ECG, EKG, Electrocardio-graphy, Electrocardiogram, Ambulatory Electrocardiography, Holter Monitoring, Ambulatory ECG, Ambulatory EKG, Echocardiography, echocardiogram, Computer Imaging, Tomography, CT, CAT scan, EBCT, PET, DCA, DSA, MRI, SPECT, Exercise Stress Test and thallium stress test.
Heart Attack Tools and Resources
Find American Heart Association tools and resources for heart attack survivors and caregivers, including interactive animations and quizzes, downloadable patient sheets and more.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
The American Heart Association explains that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive test that uses a magnetic field and radiofrequency waves to create detailed pictures of organs and structures inside your body. It can be used to examine your heart and blood vessels, and to identify areas of the brain affected by stroke.
Diagnosing a Heart Attack
The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
How Do I Address My Concerns About Cardiac Rehab?
If you recently experienced a cardiac event or surgery but have not participated in a cardiac rehab program, it?s time to find out why. Cardiac rehabilitation is so important and beneficial, yet fewer than 20 percent of eligible patients participate.
What Can I Expect In Cardiac Rehab?
Cardiac rehab is designed to be a positive, constructive experience that helps you recover from a heart event or surgery. Find out what to expect.
Aspirin and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?
People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
The American Heart Association explains a Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test.