2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation: Task force for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation of the european society of cardiology (ESC)

M Roffi, C Patrono, J Collet, C Mueller, M Valgimigli\, F Andreotti, J Bax, M Borger, C Brotons, Derek Chew, B Gencer, G Hasenfuss, K Kjeldsen, P Lancellotti, U Landmesser, J Mehilli, D Mukherjee, R Storey, S Windecker

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Abstract

This section summarises the diagnostic and therapeutic steps discussed in the previous sections. The goal is to outline the most important steps in the management of patients with NSTE-ACS. In each individual patient, decision making should take into account the patient's history (e.g. age, comorbidities), clinical presentation (e.g. ongoing myocardial ischaemia, haemodynamic or electrical instability), findings obtained during the initial assessment (i.e. ECG, cardiac troponin), timing and expected risk-benefit ratio of available therapies (i.e. pharmacological, invasive assessment, revascularization).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-315
Number of pages49
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • Acute cardiac care
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Angioplasty
  • Anticoagulation
  • Apixaban
  • Aspirin
  • Atherothrombosis
  • Beta-blockers
  • Bivalirudin
  • Bypass surgery
  • Cangrelor
  • Chest pain unit
  • Clopidogrel
  • Dabigatran
  • Diabetes
  • Early invasive strategy
  • Enoxaparin
  • European society of cardiology
  • Fondaparinux
  • Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
  • Guidelines
  • Heparin
  • High-sensitivity troponin
  • Myocardial ischaemia
  • Nitrates
  • Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
  • Platelet inhibition
  • Prasugrel
  • Recommendations
  • Revascularization
  • Rhythm monitoring
  • Rivaroxaban
  • Statin
  • Stent
  • Ticagrelor
  • Unstable angina
  • Vorapaxar

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