Posts Tagged ‘LEFT HEART FAILURE’
1 – Causes of left heart failure
* Heart failure due to impairment of the heart arteries, the most common cause of left ventricular failure.
Myocardial infarction can be responsible for an acute or chronic heart failure.
Indeed, myocardial infarction causes the death of many cardiac muscle cells that may no longer contract. At a more advanced stage, areas that do not have ownership of contraction of heart muscle grow: this is a fibrosis of the heart muscle. Read the rest of this entry »