The treatment and management of heart attack involves emergency medical care before and after reaching the hospital, medications, lifestyle changes and, possibly, a cardiac procedure or surgery.
The goals of treatment are to restore blood flow to the heart muscle and prevent another heart attack.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentsSurgery
- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2012 -
- Update Date: 00/91/2012 -