Myocar-Dial Infarction

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One of the major causes or morbidity and mortality in the adult population is myocar-dial infarction (MI) and most frequently is related with atherosclerotic disease of the coro-nary arteries. Cardiac muscle has the high metabolic demands, an ischemia or infraction can occur as a result of insufficient oxygen and nutrients supply delivered via the coronary arter-ies. (Anderson & Braun 2006). Multiple risk factors contribute to the development of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Myocardial Infarction (MI). These risk factors are classified into three catego-ries: modifiable, nonmodifiable, and contributing factors. Modifiable risk factors, those that can be changed by an individual, these include: high serum cholesterol levels, a

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