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Heart attack

The heart is surrounded by three major coronary arteries
that supply it with blood and oxygen. If a blood clot
develops in one of these arteries, the blood supply to that
area stops. This is known as a heart attack or, in medical
terms, a coronary thrombosis or myocardial infarction.
The most common symptoms of a heart attack
include severe central chest pain behind the breastbone,
which sometimes spreads to the arms, in particular
the left arm, as well as in the neck and jaw. Some people
also start to feel sick, sweaty and breathless, too.
What causes it? A heart attack usually occurs
when there is a build-up of cholesterol and fat (fatty
deposits or plaques) in the artery walls. This is called
atherosclerosis. The arteries become narrow and

25%
Words: georgina maric | PhotograPhs: getty images, shutterstock

is the amount by which death
rates from heart attacks have
fallen in england in the last
decade. this may be linked to a
decrease in numbers of smokers

hardened as a result, their elasticity disappears and it
becomes difficult for blood to flow easily through the
arteries without obstruction. The fatty plaques can also
rupture, causing blood to clot around the rupture. If
blood can't flow past the clot to the necessary part of
the body, the tissue eventually dies. These plaque ruptures
are a common cause of heart attacks.
Major risk factors for heart attack include a family
history of atherosclerosis, high cholesterol levels, high
blood pressure and smoking. Indeed, smokers are twice
as likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers. In
addition, smokers are more likely to die as a result
of a cardiac arrest. Gender plays a part, too, as men
are more prone than women. Diabetes, stress, being
overweight and lack of exercise are other key risk factors.
treatment If you haven't already taken aspirin,
one 300mg tablet of aspirin is given on arrival at the
hospital. This prevents platelets (small blood cells)
from sticking together around the clot blocking the
artery. Thrombolysis, sometimes described as a clotbusting drug, is injected into the bloodstream to help
dissolve the clot blocking the artery. Alternatively, an
emergency operation can be performed to dilate the
blocked coronary artery using a balloon. This is known
as coronary angioplasty and is usually considered if you
can't receive thrombolytic medicine for medical reasons
or have a sustained low blood pressure.
Beta-blockers may be prescribed after a heart attack to
lower blood pressure and help prevent another attack. >

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advances in surgical procedures...

A minimally invasive procedure, known as endoscopic vessel harvesting,
is helping to make heart bypass surgery an easier prospect for all
Coronary artery bypass graft
(CaBg) is an operation carried
out to treat coronary heart
disease. around 35,000 of these
procedures are carried out every
year in England. a blood vessel
from another part of your body,
usually the chest, leg or arm, is
removed and attached to the
coronary artery above, or below,
the blocked artery. the new blood
vessel is known as a graft.
a new procedure within this
type of surgery, known as
endoscopic vessel harvesting
(www.myheartbypasssurgery.com),
means you will have less scarring,

less pain, less risk of infection and
faster recovery. the process is
simple - a smaller incision is made
in the part of your body where the
vessel is being taken from which
results in less muscle and tissue
damage. the smaller incision is
made possible by the use of an
endoscope, a special instrument
connected to a video camera
which allows the surgeon to see
inside your body.
Use of the endoscope makes
this part of the CaBg a minimally
invasive procedure. Your surgeon
can remove the vein needed for the
bypass surgery with more ease.

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