Compare the causes of the chest pain that occurs with angina to that which occurs with myocardial infarction. Explain why an embolus may cause a…

a. Compare the causes of the chest pain that occurs with angina to that which occurs with myocardial infarction.

b. Explain why an embolus may cause a larger infarction than an atheroma with thrombus.

c. List the tests that confirm a diagnosis of myocardial infarction.

d. Explain why part of the myocardium is nonfunctional following myocardial infarction.

e. Suggest several treatment measures that may minimize the area of infarction. Why is time a critical element in treatment of MI?