A heart attack can also be treated with:
More oxygen in the blood helps lower the amount of heart damage. It is given in the emergency room or during the hospital stay.
Cardiac rehab is a structured program that involves:
Acute coronary syndromes. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116779/Acute-coronary-syndromes. Updated February 22, 2017. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Cardiac rehabilitation. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/cardiac-rehabilitation. Accessed March 26, 2019.
ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T115392/ST-elevation-myocardial-infarction-STEMI. Updated January 30, 2017. Accessed March 26, 2019.
What is cardiac rehabilitation? American Heart Association website. Available at: https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cardiac-rehab/what-is-cardiac-rehabilitation. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Last reviewed March 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael J. Fucci, DO, FACC Last Updated: 3/26/2019