Heart Attack


Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Heart diseases include: Blood vessel disease, such as coronary artery disease Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) Heart defects you’re born with (congenital heart defects) Heart valve disease Disease of the heart muscle Heart infection Many forms of heart disease can be prevented or treated with healthy lifestyle choices.


Common heart attack signs and symptoms include:

  • Pressure, tightness, pain, or a squeezing or aching sensation in your chest or arms that may spread to your neck, jaw or back
  • Nausea, indigestion heartburn or abdominal pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold sweat
  • Fatigue
  • Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness


To make the diagnosis you need to enter following informations:

  • age: age of patient
  • gender: ‘Male’, ‘Female’ or ‘Other’
  • chest pain type: typical angina/atypical angina/non-anginal pain/asymptomatic
  • resting blood pressure
  • serum cholesterol in mg/dl
  • fasting blood sugar > 120 mg/dl: Yes or No
  • resting electrocardiographic results: normal, having ST-T wave abnormality, showing probable or definite left ventricular hypertrophy by Estes criteria
  • maximum heart rate achieved
  • exercise induced angina
  • oldpeak: ST segment depression induced by exercise relative to rest
  • the slope of the peak exercise ST segment