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 Category : THE HEART DISEASES

 
 A) HEART ATTACK : What Is a Heart Attack? 
 
   

         Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack.
      A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow
of blood isn’t
    restored quickly, the section of heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and begins to die.

        And being evidenced by :-
    (Required for Insurance Claim)

  a) A history of typical prolonged chest pain.
 
     
      
  b) New electrocardiography (ECG) changes resulting from this occurence.
 
     
 
   c) Elevation of the cardiac enzyme (CPK-MB) above generally accepted laboratory levels of normal.
 
     

     Diagnosis based on the elevation of Troponin Test alone shall not be considered diagnostic of heart attack.

     CLAIM REQUIREMENTS

     a) Claim form by attending doctor

       b) Chest Pain (Claim Form Part II)

     c) Electrocardiogram (ECG)

     d) Cardiac Enzyme

     e) Troponin Test Result
 

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