The course of an acute STEMI may be completely uncomplicated, or a heart disorder manifests with complications
that may be the cause of a sudden death or worsened patient survival. We distinguish ischemic, arrhytmogenic,
mechanical, embolic and inflammatory complications. Although their incidence has decreased in the era of reperfusion
treatment, early recognition and immediate appropriate therapeutic intervention are a prerequisite for improving
the prognosis of this patient population. In this paper we present a brief characteristics, diagnosis options and
possible treatment of the most common complications of myocardial infarction (MI) in terms of recommendations.