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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What is a heart attack?

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    A/Prof John Amerena

    Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

    Dr John Amerena trained in Melbourne, followed by four years in the United States at the University of Michigan. Over that period of time he … View Profile

    A heart attack is when part of the heart muscle dies. It is generally caused by an acute blockage to one of the arteries in the heart, caused by a blood clot.

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