What is a STEMI Heart Attack? Take a Virtual Journey

It is the deadliest type of heart attack that cuts off all blood flow to the heart. Nearly 250,000 Americans a year suffer a STEMI heart attack.

“This illness, like stroke, is time sensitive,” explains Kenneth Roush, MD, medical director for the STEMI Program and Chest Pain Center at ProMedica. “After the onset of symptoms, heart muscle begins to die rapidly.” That’s why it’s important to seek treatment — fast.

Take this virtual journey to see what could happen if you were having a STEMI heart attack.

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