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How is a heart attack treated?

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Once a heart attack is diagnosed, treatment begins immediately -- possibly in the ambulance or emergency room. Drugs, catheter-based procedures, and surgery are used to treat a heart attack.

From: Heart Disease and Heart Attacks WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 05, 2018
Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 05, 2018

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