New Classification Scheme for AMI

new classn of MI

  • Type 1 is due to plaque rupture with thrombosis
  • Type 2 is secondary to an imbalance between myocardial oxygen demand and supply with fixed atherosclerotic obstruction, vasospasm, or endothelial dysfunction playing a permissive role
  • Type 3 includes patients with sudden death having fatal MI even though cardiac biomarker evidence is lacking.
  • Types 4 and 5 include patients with MI associated with PCI and
    CABG, respectively.

REFERENCE:  J Intensive Care Med May 2015 vol. 30 no. 4 186-200

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