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Acute Myocardial Infarction Toolkit
Use American Heart Association tools and resources to empower your patients after a heart attack.
Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack
Patient information sheets related to heart attack
Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan)
The American Heart Association explains a Radionuclide Ventriculography or Radionuclide Angiography (MUGA Scan).
Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
Life After a Heart Attack
You had a heart attack. Now what? The American Heart Association wants to help you to go on to live a long, productive life. But having a heart attack does mean you need to make some changes.
Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
The American Heart Association explains single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure.
Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
Heart Attack Recovery FAQs
The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT)
The American Heart Association explains Cardiac Computed Tomography, multidetector CT, or MDCT.
The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.