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Clinical Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term used to describe any situation where the blood supply to the heart is suddenly obstructed, including unstable angina and acute myocardial infarction. The main cause is atherosclerosis, a condition where plaque builds up and thickens the artery walls.

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Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term used to describe any situation where the blood supply to the heart is suddenly obstructed. In most cases, the blockage is caused by a thrombosis that decreases blood supply to part of the heart muscle. The primary cause of an ACS is atherosclerosis (also known as coronary heart disease), a condition where plaque (made up of cholesterol and fatty materials) builds up and thickens the artery walls.

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It was a good refresher and reinforced the importance of following correct procedures and not to ignore the mildest of symptoms.
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Great overview of ACS with relevant content of treatment.
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Excellent presentation on acute coronary syndromes.
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