What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack, medically known as a myocardial infarction, occurs when the blood flow to a part of the heart muscle is blocked, usually by a blood clot. The lack of blood flow deprives the affected area of oxygen and can cause damage to or death of the heart muscle cells. The most common cause … Read more

What is Cardiogenic Shock?

Cardiogenic shock is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This results in insufficient oxygen and nutrients being delivered to vital organs and tissues. Cardiogenic shock is a medical emergency that requires prompt intervention. The most common cause of cardiogenic shock is … Read more