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By Jeroen J. Bax, Eric, Ph.D. Boersma, Christopher P., M.D. Cannon, Deepak L. Bhatt, Marcus D. Flather

Acute coronary syndromes (ACS: myocardial infarction and risky angina) are one of many top motives of morbidity and mortality on the earth. The breadth and depth of research into ACS implies that it's very tricky to maintain up to date with this new wisdom. This paintings assembles a bunch of foreign specialists to bring a concise guide at the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and remedy of ACS. Chapters are targeted and evidence-based, and may offer readers with easy accessibility to functional info at the analysis and administration of sufferers with either ST elevation and non-ST elevation ACS.

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43. Januzzi JL, Lewandrowski K, MacGillivray TE, et al. A comparison of cardiac troponin T and creatine kinase-MB for patient evaluation after cardiac surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;39:1518–23. 44. Kizer JR, Muttrej MR, Matthai WH, et al. Role of cardiac troponin T in the long-term risk stratification of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Eur Heart J 2003;24:1314–22. 45. Lasocki S, Provenchere S, Benessiano J, et al. Cardiac troponin I is an independent predictor of in-hospital death after adult cardiac surgery.

New developments in the detection of vulnerable plaque. Curr Atheroscler Rep 2001;3:125–35. 60. Jang IK, Bouma BE, Kang DH, et al. Visualization of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in patients using optical coherence tomography: comparison with intravascular ultrasound. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;39:604–9. 61. Bhatt DL, Topol EJ. Need to test the arterial inflammation hypothesis. Circulation 2002;106:136–40. 22 2 Epidemiology Christopher B Granger Introduction The term “acute coronary syndromes” (ACS) covers the clinical spectrum of acute myocardial ischemia, including unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction (MI) without ST-segment elevation (nonST-segment elevation MI [NSTEMI]), and ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI) [1,2].

Sabatine MS, Morrow DA, de Lemos JA, et al. Multimarker approach to risk stratification in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: simultaneous assessment of troponin I, C-reactive protein, and B-type natriuretic peptide. Circulation 2002;105:1760–3. 59. Naghavi M, Madjid M, Khan MR, et al. New developments in the detection of vulnerable plaque. Curr Atheroscler Rep 2001;3:125–35. 60. Jang IK, Bouma BE, Kang DH, et al. Visualization of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in patients using optical coherence tomography: comparison with intravascular ultrasound.

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