A 67-year old male is brought to hospital by ambulance with severe chest pain, sweating, vomiting and syncope. LMCA Occlusion
Can you spot the subtle ECG abnormality that will help you nail the diagnosis in this patient with chest pain? HINT - U wave inversion...
NSTEACS is non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome, and includes non-STEMI and unstable angina
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the preferred emergency reperfusion strategy in most cases of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
Coronary artery disease accounts for > 30% of death in West and presents acutely as acute coronary syndromes. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a catch all term that refers to ischemic symptoms resulting from acute coronary occlusion
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Literature Summaries
Research and Reviews (R&R) in the FastLane: experts worldwide tell us what they think is worth reading from emergency medicine and critical care literature