Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice by Deepak L. Bhatt, Anthony A Bavry

By Deepak L. Bhatt, Anthony A Bavry

Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella time period used to explain a sequence of signs indicative of myocardial ischemia, comprising risky angina, non-ST phase elevation myocardial infarction, and ST phase elevation myocardial infarction.

Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes in scientific perform is an important source for the clinician within the administration of ACS. as well as delivering a finished assessment of the epidemiology and scientific presentation of ACS, it additionally publications the reader via danger review, threat stratification, analysis, and therapy of ACS. The publication concludes with a dialogue on rising applied sciences within the remedy of ACS. The instruction manual structure and considerable use of illustrations make this pocketbook a great source for common Practitioners, Emergency medication Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, healthcare professional Trainees, scientific scholars, Nursing scholars, and Paramedics who desire to preserve updated with contemporary advances within the figuring out and remedy of ACS.

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Last accessed January 2008. 31. ; TARGET Investigators. Do Tirofiban and ReoPro Give Similar Efficacy Trial. Comparison of two platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, tirofiban and abciximab, for the prevention of ischemic events with percutaneous coronary revascularization. N Engl J Med 2001; 344:1888–1894. 48 Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice 32. Wohrle J, Grebe OC, Nusser T, et al. Reduction of major adverse cardiac events with intracoronary compared with intravenous bolus application of abciximab in patients with acute myocardial infarction or unstable angina undergoing coronary angioplasty.

Thrombolysis in Myocardial Ischemia. J Am Coll Cardiol 1997; 30:133–140. 16. Sgarbossa EB, Pinski SL, Barbagelata A, et al. Electrocardiographic diagnosis of evolving acute myocardial infarction in the presence of left bundle-branch block. GUSTO-1 (Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Coronary Arteries) Investigators. N Engl J Med 1996; 334:481–487. Chapter 4 Risk stratification Patients who present with ACS should continually undergo risk stratification throughout their hospitalization.

Variables, such as electrocardiographic changes and elevated biomarkers, are important, although when used independently they fail to fully predict a patient’s risk. For electrocardiographic changes, there is a spectrum of risk where small T-wave inversions predict the lowest risk, and ST-elevation along with areas of depression predict higher risk [1]. Similarly for biomarkers, there is also a spectrum of risk that rises with increasing levels of cardiac biomarkers [2]. A. L. 1007/978-1-84800-358-3_4, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2009 23 24 Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice prognosis, attempts have been made to construct accurate and easy-to-use risk models that incorporate multiple variables.

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